The first acts have been revealed for the 2nd edition of country, Americana, and roots festival The Long Road, which takes place at Stanford Hall, Leicestershire, from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th September 2019.
Headliners on Saturday and Sunday respectively are superstar country singers Kip Moore, and Josh Turner with his first-ever UK performance. Joining them on the main Rhinestone County Stage over the weekend will be up-and-coming US five-piece Lanco, Morgan Evans, Eric Paslay, Thompson Square, rising country star Lainey Wilson, Jaime Wyatt, and Liv Austen.
The Crossroad County Stage has Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, nine-time Grammy-winning Asleep At The Wheel, former Civil Wars member John Paul White, Sam Outlaw, Southern rock quartet The Steel Woods, Sunny Ozell, CoCo and the Butterfields, Americana duo The Cactus Blossoms, Katy Hurt, Matt the Electrician, LA-based vintage alt-country singer Leslie Stevens, The Hanging Stars, Robert Chaney, and Peter Bruntnell.
Josh Turner says "Playing The Long Road Festival has been a long time coming as my fans in the UK have been practically begging me to cross the big pond for years! I'm excited to finally be able to go over and play for my loyal, and patient, fans!"
The Long Road’s creative director Baylen Leonard says “I couldn’t be more excited to share what we have in store for year two of The Long Road. After such a warm embrace by Country and Americana fans in year one, we got straight to work on the line-up and experience for this year and it promises to be even better. Top notch artists, hands on experiences, and great food, all in a world created just for music fans really is something special. I can’t wait for the gates to open.”
The Long Road presents a celebrations of country, Americana and roots music featuring five stages of live performances and additional offerings including songwriters’ rounds, a wellness area, a classic American car display, traditional Southern-style food stalls, heritage crafts and workshops, and dedicated kids’ area.
Tickets will be on sale from 9am on Friday 15th March, priced as follows:-
adult weekend no camping: £90
adult weekend with camping: £110
adult day ticket: £40
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