Fairport's Cropredy Convention appearances

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This is a list of the artists who have played at the various Fairport Convention Fairport's Cropredy Convention over the years.

Appearances since 2010 can be found in the article Fairport's Cropredy Convention.

2010[edit]

Thursday August 12
Friday August 13
Saturday August 14

2009[edit]

Thursday August 13
Friday August 14
Saturday August 15


2008[edit]

Thursday August 7
Friday August 8
Saturday August 9

2007[edit]

40th Anniversary Year

Thursday August 9
Friday August 10
Saturday August 11

2006[edit]

Thursday August 10
Friday August 11
Saturday August 12

2005[edit]

Thursday August 11
Friday August 12
Saturday August 13

2004[edit]

Thursday 12 August
Friday 13 August
Saturday 14 August

2003[edit]

Thursday 7 August
  • Colvin Quarmby
  • Meet on the Ledge
  • Trevor Burton Band
  • Lindisfarne
Friday 8 August
  • Mark Gillespie
  • Keith Donnelly
  • Equation
  • David Hughes
  • Bucket Boys
  • Blue Tapestry
  • Procol Harum
Saturday 9 August

2002[edit]

The 35th anniversary event.

Thursday 8 August
Friday 9 August
Saturday 10 August

2001[edit]

Thursday 9 August
Friday 10 August
  • Sandwitch
  • Whirligig
  • Keith Donnelly & Guests
  • Chris While & Julie Matthews
  • Sugarland Slim
  • The Eliza Carthy Band
  • Musafir
  • De Dannan
Saturday 11 August
  • Chuckletruck
  • Vikki Clayton & Friends
  • Five Furious Fish
  • Francis Dunnery & The Grass Virgins
  • Amos Garrett
  • Brass Monkey
  • Fairport Convention & Guests

2000[edit]

Thursday 10 August
Friday 11 August
Saturday 12 August

1999[edit]

Friday 13 August
Saturday 14 August

1998[edit]

Friday 14 August
Saturday 15 August

1997[edit]

Friday 8 August
Saturday 9 August

1996[edit]

Friday 9 August
Saturday 10 August

1995[edit]

Friday 11 August
Saturday 12 August

1994[edit]

Friday 12 August
Saturday 13 August

1993[edit]

Friday 13 August
Saturday 14 August

1992[edit]

Friday 14 August
Saturday 15 August

1991[edit]

Friday 9 August
Saturday 10 August

1990[edit]

Friday 10 August
Saturday 11 August

1989[edit]

Friday 11 August
Saturday 12 August

1988[edit]

Friday 12 August
Saturday 13 August

1987[edit]

Friday 7 August
Saturday 8 August

1986[edit]

Friday 8 August
Saturday 9 August

1985[edit]

Friday 9 August
Saturday 10 August

1984[edit]

Friday 10 August
Saturday 11 August

1983[edit]

Friday 12 August
Saturday 13 August

1982[edit]

Friday 13 August
Saturday 14 August

1981[edit]

Note: this festival was held at Broughton Castle.[9]

Friday 14 August
Saturday 15 August

1980[edit]

Note: this was the first official Reunion Festival.[11]

Friday 30 August

1979[edit]

Note: this was the official "Farewell" concert.[13]

Saturday 4 August
  • Bag O'Nails
  • The Kitchen Band
  • The Rollright Stones
  • Graham Smiths Greek Section
  • The Tanglefoot Band
  • Simon & Andrew Loake
  • Steve Ashley & Chris Leslie
  • Earl Okin
  • Tony O'Leary
  • Fairport Convention with special guest: Ralph McTell[14]

1976 to 1978[edit]

The first Fairport Convention concert held in Cropredy was in the back garden of a friend's house, on Saturday 17 July 1976. Although it was a private concert, there was an attendance of 750. It then became established as an annual event; from 1977, tickets were sold; in 1978, a larger site was used.[15]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Humphries, Patrick (1982). Meet on the Ledge - a history of Fairport Convention. London: Eel Pie. ISBN 0-906008-46-8. 
  • Redwood, Fred; Woodward, Martin (1995). The Woodworm Era: The story of today's Fairport Convention. Thatcham: Jeneva. ISBN 0-9525860-0-2.