Friday, July 10, 2015
– Kasey Chambers and Lyle Lovett are among the performers at this year's AmericanaFest 2015 in August, it was announced today.
The Americana Music Association and Lincoln Center unveiled the lineup for the fest, coming Aug. 7 - 9, as part of Lincoln Center's Out Of Doors Series.
This year's bill kicks off with gospel mainsttays,The Fairfield Four and The McCrary Sisters Friday evening Aug. 7.
On Saturday, an all day, two-stage program features Chambers, Sam Outlaw, The Quebe Sisters on the Hearst Plaza stage in the afternoon, followed by Justin Townes Earle and the Watkins Family Hour featuring Sean Watkins & Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek, Fiona Apple, Don Heffington, and Sebastian Steinberg in Damrosch Park. The show also boasts an eclectic tribute to Bob Dylan's seminal album "Highway 61 Revisited" with Aimee Mann, Ted Leo, Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowel, and Pokey LaFarge, with the Watkins Family Hour acting as the house band.
A late afternoon event that day features Iris DeMent. AmericanaFest NYC closes Sunday, Aug. 9 with Lovett.
All events are free with no tickets required.