The first acts have been revealed for the 3rd edition of Americana and Country music festival Black Deer Festival, which takes place in Britain's oldest deer park at Eridge Park, Kent, from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st June 2020.
Topping the line-up with be Americana pioneers Wilco, while there's also the legends that are The Waterboys, and a return from Canadian folk and bluegrass ensemble The Dead South. Also on the bill over the weekend are Californian folk duo The Milk Carton Kids, Arizonian Courtney Marie Andrews, New York's The Felice Brothers, due The Secret Sisters, the UK's Jack Broadbent, Ireland's ...erm... Irish Mythen, Canadian duo Madison Violet, Canadian trio The East Pointers, along with Midnight Skyracer, Amy Montgomery, and Pennsylvania's Native Harrow.
Founders of the Black Deer Festival, Gill Tee and Debs Shilling are thrilled to be announcing the first artists: 'We're both so excited to reveal the first set of artists for Black Deer 2020. We've listened closely to the passionate Black Deer audience and are proud to be bringing them not only the artists they already love, but artists they're going to love. The loyalty our fans have shown us is just incredible and we'd like to thank everyone who bought a ticket without even a single name being announced! Heading into our third year, there's an ever-growing sense that we're building something very special and our team are working hard to deliver the best Black Deer Festival yet. There's established names such as Wilco and The Waterboys, returning heroes like The Dead South and Irish Mythen and exciting emerging talent in Courtney Marie Andrews and Native Harrow in this first announcement. We can't wait to add to this great line-up over the coming weeks and months and are looking forward to seeing everyone enjoying the atmosphere in our spectacular deer park next June!"
Early bird tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
Adult with camping: £120
Junior (6-17) with camping: £53
Adult without camping: £100
Junior without camping: £38
Child (0-5): free, but requires a ticket
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