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The majority come from the Peterborough region, but a few have been invited to perform from other parts of the country.
The three-day music festival takes place on the Embankment from today until Sunday and there will be eight stages on which to see bands, singers and comedians.
The stages are – Purple stage; Battenburg stage; GP Print stage; Grange Farm Studio stage; Papa Luigi stage; BBC Introducing stage, Open Mic stage and the MHA Mcintyre Hudson Comedy Within Tent stage.
Full information of who is playing where and when is only available in the official programme for The Willow Festival. It costs £3 and you can buy one on entry.
However, some of the acts playing contacted The Evening Telegraph with their weekend set times.
They are the Lloyd Watson Band at 9pm on Sunday (Papa Luigi); Symptom at 6.30pm on Friday (BBC Introducing); The Deuce Coupe at 7pm on Friday (GP Print); Filthy Lucre at 3pm on Saturday (Battenburg); Junk Puppets at 8.15pm on Friday (GP Print); Columbian Necktie at 3pm on Sunday (Battenburg); Whisky Jax at 9pm on Friday (Purple); Echoes of Floyd at 10.20pm on Saturday (Purple); Twenty4 at 9pm on Saturday (Papa Luigi).
The Edwin Starr Band with guest Lorraine Silver will perform on The Purple stage on Sunday afternoon. Zeb Rootz and Motor City Vipers are on the Purple stage tonight.
It’s not just about the music, as the festival will have a fairground, facepainting, storytelling and an arts and craft area to keep children entertained.
The Willow Festival is being supported by Peterborough City Council along with a range of business sponsors including Roythornes Solicitors, Radical Sports Cars, Papa Luigi and GP Print.
A big raffle will be drawn by city council leader Cllr Marco Cereste at 7pm on Sunday. The top prize is a seven day holiday for two in Sicily, including flights and £300 spending money. Donate £1 to The Willow Festival and you will receive a draw ticket.
The festival is open from 4pm to 11pm today and 11am to 11pm tomorrow and Sunday. Entry to the site is free.
A wide range of food and drink will be available to buy on site, but you can bring whatever food and non-alcoholic drinks you wish with you.
A limited quantity of alcohol will be permitted – six cans or plastic up to 550ml bottle or one bottle spirits or two bottles of wine. All must be in non-glass containers.
For further information visit www. willowfestival.org.uk