More Artists Added To The Long Road Line-Up

Joining the likes of Lee Ann WomackBilly BraggAngaleena PresleyThe ShiresCatherine McGrath, The Wandering Hearts,Una Healy and Danielle Bradbery will be a string of revered US country acts including Joshua HedleyCharlie Worsham,

Elizabeth CookCaroline Spence, Zack Logan, Dori Freeman and American Young, chart-topping British duo Ward Thomas, slide guitarist and singer Luke Winslow-King, Texas-born singer-songwriter Jarrod Dickenson, as well as Swedish guitar duo Dimpker Brothers and Liverpool-born former lead singer of pop band Lawson Andy Brown.

Taking place within the grounds of Stanford Hall in Leicestershire from September 7th – 9th 2018, and curated by Tennessee-born country music specialist and radio presenter Baylen Leonard, The Long Road will present one of the UK’s largest, most authentic celebrations of country, Americana and roots music featuring five stages of live performances, authentic down home cookin’ and a wide range of themed outdoor activities.

The festival has also partnered with an array of organisations including BBC Music Introducing, who will host a stage fronted by presenter of BBC Radio 2’s weekly country show Bob Harris showcasing a selection of up and coming country and Americana acts. The Birthplace of Country MusicThe Bluegrass Situation (BGS)The Americana Music Association UK, and independent UK label Loose Records, will also all be involved in bringing artists to the festival to showcase talent from across the spectrum of country, Americana and roots music.

The full line-up to date is as follows:

Lee Ann Womack

Angaleena Presley

The Shires

Billy Bragg

Brent Cobb

Danielle Bradbery

Ward Thomas

Una Healy

Ashley Campbell

Aaron Watson

Joshua Hedley

The Wandering Hearts

Charlie Worsham

Elizabeth Cook

Caroline Spence

Zack Logan

Striking Matches

Luke Winslow-King

Jarrod Dickenson

Dimpker Brothers

Danny and The Champions of the World

Catherine McGrath

The Wood Brothers

Megan O’Neill

Two Ways Home

Holloway Road

Kevin McGuire

Twinnie

Laura Oakes

Ruby Boots

Jess and The Bandits

Gary Quinn

Parker Millsap

Yola Carter

Treetop Flyers

William The Conqueror

The Arlenes

Joana Serrat

Ferris & Sylvester

Andy Brown

Kashena Sampson

Danni Nicholls

Cardboard Fox

Worry Dolls

The Lone Bellow

Frontier Ruckus

Folk Soul Revival

Dori Freeman

Andrew Alli

The Brummies

Logan Brill

American Young