PRESS RELEASE: For its milestone 10th anniversary Maverick Festival is thrilled to welcome some exciting new names to this years line-up First up we would like to announce Grammy Award-winning guitarist ALBERT LEE! Known for his signature Ernie Ball guitar and lightning speed picking, Albert has not only worked with some of the biggest names in music (Eric Clapton / Everly Brothers) he was recently honoured with the Americana Music Association Trailblazer award in recognition of his stellar achievements on the guitar.
We are also pleased to welcome back the UK’s very own pioneer of alternative country HANK WANGFORD who will be hosting a tribute evening to Alabama’s most illustrious son HANK WILLIAMS; featuring contributions from from many of the festival’s performers on the Saturday evening.(Please see below for line-up announcements so far).
This year Maverick Festival will take place from Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July 2017, showcasing the most authentic and talented musicians from both sides of the Atlantic. 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 festival presents music performances, film & workshops and features over forty different artists, across five stages indoors and out.
Over the past decade the Maverick Festival organisers have stuck to what they believe in, presenting exciting and inspiring line-ups year after year. This year’s tenth anniversary programme will see some surprises but also many festival favourites returning to the Farm.
The guitarist‘s guitarist – they call him “Mr Telecaster“ – and the first Grammy-winner to grace the farm
The godfather of UK alternative country before we even knew we needed one
Honey-voiced Canadian troubadour accompanied by virtuosos violinist Kinley Dowling
“She navigates the Americana environs inhabited by Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin and Lucinda Williams, and proves she’s every bit their equal.” (No Depression)
The Fargo Railroad Co.
Four piece Southern rockers who sharpened their sound in Sheffield
East Nashville transplant whose rootsy rock songs featured in TV show Nashville
Sultry songstress steeped in the sweet Southern sounds of Alabama
The Henry Brothers // Stompin’ Dave Allen // Police Dog Hogan // Brooks Williams // Sam Baker // The Danberrys // Low Lily // Terra Lightfoot
…plus many more to be announced soon
Weekend ticket with admission to all stages and includes up to TWO nights camping FRIDAY and SATURDAY
Day ticket, Saturday only
Friday night only