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SummerTyne Americana Festival 2015 Festival Guide Available Online Now!

Posted on 2 June 2015

The tenth SummerTyne Americana Festival promises to be better than ever before with a weekend long party featuring the finest American roots music with a handful of legendary artists as well as the pick of the new crop of breakthrough acts.

Headliners include country music royalty Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, GRAMMY award-winners Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal plus Anderson East and young British country act The Shires with Nashville song-writing ace Jace Everett.

The stellar bill also includes Muscle Shoals legendary duo Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham, standout gospel and soul vocalists Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens and The McCrary Sisters, award-winning drummer Cedric Burnside, The Felice Brothers and Pierce Brothers and Super Furry Animals’ frontman Gruff Rhys. There are a handful of hotly tipped breakthrough artists too including Callaghan and Jess & The Bandits and new for 2015 is the SummerTyne Late Lounge presented in association with AMA-UK.

Back for 2015 is one of the most popular attracions of SummerTyne, the DFDS Seaways Jumpin’ Hot Stage with 3 afternoons of superb live music on the banks of the Tyne. As well as live performances you can expect the usual SummerTyne extras including films, talks, river cruises, street kitchen, family activities and good ol’ fun!

You can find out who is on when and where now thanks to the new online diary and be sure to visit SUMMERTYNE.COM too for audio and video clips of this year’s artists and to book your tickets.

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