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As part of our ongoing relationship with the Americana Music Association in Nashville, we present a three act bill of emerging artists from the US.
Lera Lynn is an acclaimed singer songwriter from Athens Georgia who specializes in southern folk and Americana and writes great songs. As American Songwriter magazine said, “Lynn’s country-tinged vocals really shine”.
Jenny O is from Long Island, New York. Her debut EP was released in 2011 to tremendous attention and acclaim, with her music being described as “fierce, focused and joyful”. Jenny also turned many heads last year at the SXSW Festival. Get ready for the sunny sounds of Jenny O.
Amy Speace is from Baltimore, Maryland and her interesting life has included a period as a Shakespearian actor but she’s found her true calling as a singer-songwriter and been compared favourably to both Joan Baez and Lucinda Williams.
Lera Lynn © Stephen Landry
JennyO © Shelby Duncan
Three days of toe-tappin’ tunes on the south bank of the Tyne. DATES FOR 2013: FRIDAY 19TH – SUNDAY 21ST JULY 2013. CHECK BACK FOR FIRST LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENTS IN MARCH 2013. FIND OUT MORE. Back for its 8th year, SummerTyne Americana Festival is an immensely popular weekend event...