Following on from the great conference panel on Americana Festivals in the UK, the AMA-UK are delighted to be able to invite Members to apply to perform on the following festival stages this year. These festivals provide an exciting opportunity to join an international bill of incredible Americana and roots artists…
Elderflower Fields Festival
26-29 May 2017, Pippingford Park, East Sussex
Elderflower Fields Festival was voted by the Guardian readers as The Best Family Friendly Festival for 2016. Held in the heart of the East Sussex countryside, this year’s festival sees the AMA-UK hosting the Woodland Stage on the evening of Friday 26th May. The AMA-UK board are working with the festival to select a line up appropriate for this stage.
30 June – 2 July 2017, Easton Farm Park, Suffolk
Celebrating it’s 10th year in 2017, Maverick is one of the founding specialist roots music festivals in the UK. We are so happy to return to Maverick where we held our first two conferences. This year, the AMA-UK will be hosting the Peacock Stage on Friday 30th June, and we are working with Maverick Festival to curate a whole evening of music selected from AMA-UK member artists.
The photo above is of Maverick Festival, taken by Sophie Boleyn.
SummerTyne Americana Festival
21-23 July 2017, The Sage, Gateshead
For the fourth year running we are thrilled to be involved in this amazing weekend of Americana Music. The Sage is quite a remarkable building, and the AMA-UK will once again be co-hosting the Concourse Stage, with member artists having the opportunity to perform during the day on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July.
Southern Fried Festival
27-30 July 2017, Perth, Scotland
Based in Perth Concert Hall and venues throughout the city, Southern Fried Festival is a fantastic celebration of Americana music and has had incredible international line up year after year. AMA-UK members have been given the opportunity to apply to play and will be selected for the appropriate stage by the festival organisers in conjunction with the AMA-UK board.
You must be logged in as a member to apply – if you are not already a member, then please think about joining – there are a growing number of opportunities such as these, plus all the other member benefits, including networking within the Americana community in the UK, nominating and voting in our prestigious annual awards, and supporting our work in expanding opportunities for Americana Music in the UK.
If you are a member, click HERE to see the application form.