The Maverick Festival has announced the first names for the 2018 event set for Friday 6th - 8th July. Now in its eleventh year, the Maverick Festival has become an integral part of the Americana scene in the UK and always hosts an impressive range of artists. This year will be no different with a mix of returning favourites and many performers new to Maverick including Jonathan Byrd, Terra Lightfoot, The Danberrys, Leeroy Stagger and Arkansas Dave. More details about the event and the acts scheduled to appear follows:
First up we welcome North Carolina's Jonathan Byrd to the bill; best known for his narrative tales of love, life and death in America, Jonathan will be heading over with his band to make his Maverick debut. Returning to Maverick by popular request are one of the hottest acts to emerge from the gutsier underbelly of Nashville’s music scene - husband and wife duo The Danberrys (Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel), who’s latest release created a huge amount of excitement and praise from critics from both sides of the Atlantic.
We also welcome Canadian Alt-country singer-songwriter Leeroy Stagger to this year’s line-up; Leeroy is a Canadian wordsmith with a punk Indie past who’s made quite a name for himself on the UK roots scene. Leeroy shares the bill with fellow Canadian and Juno award nominee Terra Lightfoot, who wowed crowds at last years festival with her stomping Blues / Rock.
Next in line we have Americana and Southern blues rock artist, Arkansas Dave; who is very much rooted in the music created by his predecessors. Dave’s music is interestingly original, blending with the humble sounds of the South. Heading over all the way from Kentucky are charming female duo The Local Honeys, who will be bringing their delightful Bluegrass sound to this years festival; plus, to top off the weekend we have some 100% original Junkerdash straight out of Idaho from Hillfolk Noir, a sound brewed from folk, bluegrass, punk and string-band blues!
THE DANBERRYS / TERRA LIGHTFOOT / TOM PARKES / THE GRANDE / CURSE OF LONO / PEPE BELMONTE
MANTIC MUDDLERS / A DIFFERENT THREAD / JONATHAN BYRD / DANNY AND THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD / DAN WEBSTER
THE LOCAL HONEYS / MOUNTAIN FIREWORKS COMPANY / THE GOAT ROPER RODEO BAND / ARKANSAS DAVE / LEEROY STAGGER
LUCAS & KING / LUKE TUCHSCHERER JEFFREY MARTIN / ANNA TIVEL / THE MOST UGLY CHILD / PORCHLIGHT SMOKER / DYLAN EARL / THE BAYHORSE BOYS
Set amongst the picturesque Victorian farm buildings of Easton Farm Park, the site is nestled deep in the Suffolk countryside, yet only two hours from London. The festi- val presents music performances, film & workshops and features over forty different artists, across five stages indoors and out.
Easton Farm Park, Easton, Woodbridge, IP13 0EQ
2018 Ticket Prices / Options.
Weekend ticket with admission to all stages and includes up to TWO nights
camping FRIDAY and SATURDAY
Weekend ticket with admission to all stages No Camping
Day ticket, Saturday only
Friday night only
Holy Roller £25.00
Children 10-15 yrs, under 10's go free