The “Folk im Schlosshof Festival” took place in Bonfeld twelve years long, onetime a year, usually in June.
It was one of the best folk festivals in Europe. We are not claiming this without reason, that’s what the musicians, the visitors and the press say. Some of the most prestigious bands like the Dubliners, the Oysterband, Show of Hands, the Levellers, Rapalje and many more played at “Folk im Schlosshof”.
Caledonia – with lyrics – Romantic Folk Song Ballad and Scottish folk song about Scotland. Written by Dougie MacLean. Well known versions from Celtic Woman, Celtic Thunder, Scrum, Dolores Keane, Amy MacDonald
“The Raggle Taggle Gypsy” is a traditional celtic folk music song that originated as a Scottish border ballad,
and has been popular throughout Britain,Ireland and North America. It concerns a rich lady who runs off to join the gypsies (or one gypsy). Common alternative names are “The Raggle Taggle Gypsies O”,”The Gypsy Laddie(s)”,”Black Jack David” (or “Davy”) and “Seven Yellow Gypsies”. (Wikipedia) We first heard the song from Mike Scott from The Waterboys with Sharon Shannon