Black Deer Festival has announced immoderate of its line-up for 2023 including American blues vocalist and guitarist Bonnie Raitt.
he autarkic philharmonic festival which celebrates Americana euphony volition besides spot Colorado people and rhythms set Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats instrumentality to the signifier successful Kent.
Australian blues stone set The Teskey Brothers, American state singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams, Arizona-based Indie band Calexico and Canadian singer-songwriter and activistic Allison Russell person besides been announced.
Raitt said: “I perceive it’s a existent location distant from location for American musicians. See you adjacent summer.”
The 73-year-old’s tenth workplace medium Nick Of Time, successful 1989, was fig 1 connected the US 200 Billboard Chart, and won the Grammy grant for medium of the year.
She was besides honoured with a Grammy beingness accomplishment grant successful 2022.
English blues stone vocalist Elles Bailey, who won a 2020 Americana Music Award, Tennessee banjo subordinate Amythyst Kiah, Liverpool’s Robert Vincent, Canadian bluegrass prima Bella White and Arkansas’s Dylan Earl are besides connected the line-up.
Founders of the Black Deer Festival, Gill Tee and Deborah Shilling, said: “We are thrilled to uncover the archetypal names (Raitt, Rateliff, Williams, Russell) …it reads similar a who’s who of Americana euphony past and present.
“We can’t hold to invited our assemblage backmost into the cervid parkland to bask it all.”
Its 2022 festival saw Wilco, Van Morrison and The Waterboys instrumentality to the stage.
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Black Deer Festival takes spot astatine Eridge Park, Kent connected June 16 to 18 2023.