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Lineup Announced For Southern Fork Americana Fest 2018

Lineup Announced For Southern Fork Americana Fest 2018

Thursday 16th August, 2018 8:32AM

New Zealand's premiere celebration of Americana in all its stripes, the Southern Fork Americana Fest, have announced their full lineup for the multi-day event to be held this October at Auckland's Great South Pacific Tuning Fork. The stellar mix of international and local artists heading our way for the six day festival includes rising Nashville country star Margo Price, US blues icon Tony Joe White [update 7/09/18: unfortunately he has cancelled due to health reasons] , New York guitar-slinger Steve Gunn, returning Phoenix Arizona singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews, award-winning Auckland artist Reb Fountain, psych-folk minstrel Arthur Ahbez and a whole bunch more. Check out the details below and mark these dates on your calendar pronto...

Undertheradar proudly presents...

Southern Fork Americana Fest 2018
Great South Pacific Tuning Fork, Auckland

Friday 5th October - Willie Watson + Holly Arrowsmith
Saturday 6th October - Steve Gunn + Arthur Ahbez
Wednesday 10th October - Tony Joe White (cancelled)
Friday 12th October - Reb Fountain + Tom Cunliffe
Saturday 13th October - The Eastern + Emily Fairlight
Wednesday 17th October - Margo Price + Courtney Marie Andrews

Presales available from Thursday 16th August

Here's Margo Price's huge hit 'Hurtin' (On The Bottle)'...

Watch the video for Reb Fountain's excellent recent single 'Hopeful & Hopeless'...

Check out the classic video for Tony Joe White's 1969 hit 'Polk Salad Annie'...

Press release:

The Great South Pacific Tuning Fork is proud to announce the return of the Southern Fork Americana Fest 2018, back for its fifth year in Auckland! Today, The Tuning Fork are thrilled to share the stellar line up for New Zealand's biggest Americana fest! An unmatched bill of international and local artists ready to satisfy every country, blues and folk lovers' dreams!

This year's line-up features our favourite Americana/blues and folk artists from around the world including; rising Nashville star Margo Price, blues legend Tony Joe White, NY-based singer and guitarist Steve Gunn, folk traditionalist Willie Watson, country singer Courtney Marie Andrews, Tui-Award winner Reb Fountain, psychedelic-folk troubadour Arthur Ahbez, NZ's favourite string band The Eastern, Christchurch treasure and fellow Tui-Award winner Holly Arrowsmith, introspective alt/folk songwriter Emily Fairlight and folk wordsmith Tom Cunliffe.

Courtney Marie Andrews is excited to return after performing two shows in 2017 supporting Sam Outlaw and Joe Pug, "New Zealand, I adore your beautiful country and I can't wait to make my way back there for the third time!"


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