Details of the free stages and fringe gigs have been revealed for Southern Fried Festival, the American roots music festival that takes place at various venues in Perth, this year held from Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th July 2018.
The John Ross HiFi Acoustic Stage will be at Perth Theatre's Joan Knight Studio. The stage will be compered by Roberto Cassani. It's line-up will see:
Saturday:- Meaghan Blanchard, The Wandering Hearts (pictured above), Eli West, Son of the Chief, and Worry Dolls.
Sunday:- The Grahams, Wesley Randolph Eader, Lucas & King, Martha L. Healy, and Coaltown Daisies.
The Southern Fried Outdoor Stage will showcase a range of American roots music at the Perth Concert Hall Plaza, compered by Bruce Fummey, and will feature:- Rancho Rebop & The Full Moon Howlers, The Strange Blue Dreams, The Revivals, Bobby King & The Kingfishers, Wolftrain, Southern Fried Rocks Shop, Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys, The Tumbling Souls, The Daddy Naggins, Anton & The Colts, Bohemian Monk Machine, James Edwyn & The Borrowed Band, and Boogalusa.
Festival director Andy Shearer commented on the line-up:
“The overall line-up for Southern Fried once again demonstrates the rude health of the UK’s own homegrown Americana scene and we’re delighted to partner with the fast-growing Americana Music Association UK to offer places to five of their member acts: Lucas & King, Son of the Chief, James Edwyn & The Borrowed Band, Anton & The Colts and The Coaltown Daisies.”
Previously announced for the festival are headliners Steve Earle & The Dukes, Rodney Crowell, Graham Nash, and Gretchen Peters, as well as:- Whiskey Shivers, Longstay, Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys, Yola Carter, Dean Owens, The Whisky Hearts, Meaghan Blanchard, Eli West, Worry Dolls, The Wandering Hearts, Red Pine Timber Co., Blue Rose Code, The Bevvy Sisters, Southern Fried Voices, and The Mastersons.
Tickets are priced at £17.50
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