Folkestone has been named as the BBC’s first Music Town in the UK. From local and international artists, professional recording studio facilities and fantastic venues attracting world-class acts such as the Sacconi Quartet, Folkestone’s music scene is diverse and caters for everyone. The Profound Sound music festival celebrates in February. Local musicians work as part of our community, find out about Nina Clark and Cédric Carr. Our Songwriting Festival is in its 3rd year. Discover fantastic music and live events in our many venues in town.