Reef to Headline Cottingham Folk Festival 2020

Festival Crowd Header

We've been quietly announcing our 2020 line-up every Friday for weeks now... it's a big 'un tomorrow, but as a member of our mailing list we are letting you in on the secret 12 hours early...

Fronted by Gary Stringer, REEF are absolute masters of the Festival scene. Probably best known for their 1996 smash hit "Place Your Hands", the band formed in 1993, with their debut album ‘Replenish’ hitting gold status soon after.

1997 saw the band release "Glow", spawning a brace of hit singles with the album itself hitting Number One in UK Album charts within a week of its release. The rest as they say, was simply history.

The band, now featuring Jesse Wood (son of Ronnie) on guitar, recently released their first album in 18 years, "Revelation" to rave reviews. With REEF undoubtedly back on top of their game, we are thrilled to welcome them to Cottingham for an intimate show as part of Cottingham Folk Festival on Thursday August 27th...

Published on 23 November 2019 by Ben Robinson

Recent News More news

  • Musicport Festival celebrates its 21st anniversary

    A popular Yorkshire coast festival continues to strike a chord with music fans – so much so that Musicport – in Whitby – is celebrating its 21st anniversary next month (October).

  • Secret Garden Party to return next summer

    Following recent rumours and conjecture on social media the multi award-winning Secret Garden Party, an event that set the creative benchmark for festivals everywhere, announced today that after a 5-year hiatus it will return next summer to celebrate its 20th Anniversary year.

  • Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival 2021 move dates

    Birmingham’s Mostly Jazz Funk and Soul Festival is back this August with a top-flight line-up of big names, classic artists and brand new regional talent

  • One Month to Go until Boardmasters | Last Chance to Get Tickets

    Boardmasters is back from Wednesday 11 – Sunday 15 August 2021 and it’s set to be the best yet with an epic line up including headliners Foals, Gorillaz and Jorja Smith, plus over 200 more world-class artists set to take to the stage up at Watergate Bay

Upcoming Festivals Browse all

  • Sunset On The West

    1 October - 03 October 2021

    Sunset on the West is a brand-new family-orientated, 3-day musical indoor extravaganza taking place from the iconic Pontins Brean Sands holiday resort in Somerset. Like many before it, it combines all...

  • Sound City Ipswich

    01 October 2021

    Sound City Ipswich is a first of its kind for the city. It is a multi-venue music industry conference and festival. The action will take place at four of the cities most iconic music venues - Cornhill...

  • Focus Wales

    7 October - 09 October 2021

    Focus Wales music festival & conference is a three-day live music event with an emphasis on showcasing the best music in Wales right now.  With over 70 acts performing over the weekend. Weeke...