Maverick Festival, Easton Park Farm Suffolk, 6th – 8th July 2018

This year’s Maverick Festival was held under glorious sunshine at Easton Park Farm in the deepest part of rural Suffolk. As usual, Director Paul Spencer  had pulled together a tremendous range of polished multinational talent which all just about falls within what we consider Americana. The timing of the event, smack dab in the middle of the footie world cup,  meant however that the balance of music vs.  football in the conversational strands was slightly different from the July norm. Continue reading “Maverick Festival, Easton Park Farm Suffolk, 6th – 8th July 2018”

Maverick Festival announces 2018 line-up

Maverick Festival, nothing to do with the magazine in case you’re worried about being trapped in a line dancing, er, square for 3 days (this may have been a dream…) have announced their 2018 line-up which looks like an average americana fan’s wet dry and sunny dream.  The bill includes North Carolina’s Jonathan Byrd (who without resorting to hyperbole is fairly incredible), husband and wife duo The Danberrys, Canadian Alt-country singer-songwriter Leeroy Stagger, Juno award nominee Terra Lightfoot and Southern blues rocker Arkansas Dave.  Continue reading “Maverick Festival announces 2018 line-up”