BRAND NEW COUNTRY, AMERICANA AND ROOTS FESTIVAL THE LONG ROAD ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL ACTS FOR INAUGURAL EVENT

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**Ward Thomas, Joshua Hedley, Charlie Worsham, Elizabeth Cook, Caroline Spence, Zack Logan and Luke Winslow-King amongst acts joining line-up for 3-day camping festival at Stanford Hall in Leicestershire**

Brand new country, Americana and roots festival The Long Road announces a second wave of artists today for its inaugural event in Leicestershire in September.

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 WorshamElizabeth 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 Harrisshowcasing 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

The Long Road will take place at Stanford Hall in Leicestershire from September 7th – 9th 2018. Day tickets start at £42.50*, Weekend No Camping tickets at £90* and Weekend Camping tickets start at £110* (*plus booking fees).

Tickets are available from www.thelongroad.com

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