Black Deer Festival organisers have announced the final lineup for this year’s weekend of Americana. The big reveal is the addition of James to headline slots on the Friday. They will be joining the big names of Wilco, who is playing last on Saturday, and Van Morrison ending the festival. The 2022 lineup is three years in the making after the cancellations of both 2020 and 2021 events. The final lineup includes Grammy-nominated Cam, William Crighton, who is coming despite having had to cancel the rest of his UK tour, and rising start Ida Mae.
The list of newly added acts is James, Cam, Hiss Golden Messenger, Darlingside, Orange Goblin, Israel Nash, Ida Mae, Amy Helm, Noble Jacks, Blue Rose Code, Josh Okeefe, ASG, William Crighton, Madison Violet, Black Water County, The Admiral Cloudesley Shovell, Kezia Gill, Powerhouse Gospel Choir, The Outlaw Orchestra, Josiah, The Jonny Halifax Invocation, Black Orchids, Hannah White, Willi Carlisle, Dylan Earl, Eddy Smith & the 507, Franky Perez, Bonnie Montgomery, Misty River, Chris Fox, My Fine Companions, Hayley Ross, The County Affair, Ruby Dew, Jessie Reid and Thomas Jay.
Black Deer Festival is only happening for the third time, after two years off, but has accelerated to the top of the Americana Summer calendar since its inauguration in 2018. It will occur in Eridge Park in Kent between the 17-19th of June. The lineup already includes big names like Jake Bugg, The Dead South, Imelda May, The Waterboys, The Felice Brothers, Foy Vance, and Jack Broadbent. For the full lineup and information, head to their official website here.
The last remaining tickets are available from £81.89 for a day or £191.07 for the weekend (without camping) and can be purchased on the festival website.