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Black Deer festival
Eridge Park, Kent, 21-23 June
The vibe Downhomey family fun weekender, y’all, bringing country and Americana to the leafy outskirts of Tunbridge Wells.
The crowd Men of a certain age wearing hats and facial furniture plus their floaty-frocked broods and well turned-out music fans who favour some homespun authenticity. Acoustic guitars round the yurts surely compulsory.
The main events Impressive headliners, including Band of Horses, Kris Kristofferson, Neko Case and Billy Bragg. Also party-time singalong favourites Hayseed Dixie, the Magic Numbers and the Mavericks.
Look out for… Brighton-based fingerpicking virtuoso Gwenifer Raymond, versatile British folkie John Smith and gorgeous blood harmonies from singing sisters the Staves – plus Laura Marling and Paul McCartney producer Ethan Johns solo.
What else? Smokehouse BBQ and southern-style street food, plus cowboy tales and rodeo bull rides for the…
Straight from The Guardian
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