Oysterband, an iconic name in the folk music world, is set to headline the 2024 Bromyard Folk Festival, delivering what promises to be an unforgettable concert on the Friday evening of the festival. Known for their influential blend of traditional folk music with modern rock elements, Oysterband has carved out a distinctive niche in the music industry, captivating audiences around the globe for over four decades with their passionate performances, profound lyrics, and compelling melodies.

The band’s appearance at Bromyard marks one of the final stops on their “A Long Long Goodbye” tour, signifying the culmination of an extraordinary career that has left an indelible mark on the folk music landscape. This final ever tour is a poignant farewell to their fans, offering a last opportunity to experience the band’s live energy, which has been a defining element of their success.

Oysterband’s journey has been adorned with critical acclaim, including multiple BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and their music has served as a beacon for social and political commentary, earning them a revered place in the hearts of folk music enthusiasts.

As they prepare to take the stage at Bromyard, Oysterband is ready to offer a performance that encapsulates the essence of their musical journey. Fans can expect a setlist that spans their extensive catalog, from early traditional folk renditions to their later, more rock-infused tracks. This concert is not just a performance; it’s a celebration of Oysterband’s legacy, a heartfelt thank you to their supporters, and a final sharing of their music that has inspired countless individuals and influenced the genre itself. The 2024 Bromyard Folk Festival is honoured to host such a seminal act, ensuring that Oysterband’s farewell is as memorable as their music.

Previous appearances at Bromyard:

The Oyster Band1982
Oyster Band1983
Oyster Band1985
Oyster Band1986
The Oyster Band1988
The Oyster Band1990
The Oyster Band1993