July 10-13th 2014     Prestwold Airfield Near Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK     LE12 5SH
 

The 'Original' & Biggest Americana Festival In Europe

Celebrating 34 Years Of Real Americana

Thursday Band Listing

DEE. D. JAMES
Dee D. The James Gang were formed in late 2009 by vocalist/acoustic guitarist Dee D. James and her bass playing husband Keith. Featuring four lead vocalists that combine to give great harmonies.
SHAWN HARVEY AND B57
Shawn Harvey is an established UK singer, songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He has a large international fan base and is well respected amongst other musicians world wide. For over a decade he has written and recorded Pop, Rock and Blues. He has worked with well known artists such as Albert Lee, Boz Boorer and Linda Gail Lewis.
ADAM HARDING
Adam harding a young singer/songwriter has been singing playing guitar and the Piano since a very early age. He is making his debut appearance to the americana. His main influences are... Brad paisley, Merle Haggard, Brookes Dunne and the Kentucky Head Hunters.

Friday Band Listing

LAZY DOG
Popular country music band who have shared the stage with rocknroll and Country Music greats. Always enjoyable.
CARAVAN Of WAYNE
Born at Americana 2008 after a chance meeting with the great Wayne the train Hancock !
CARMEN GHIA AND THE HOTRODS
Authentic rockabilly outfit from the city of steel fronted by Miss Carmen Ghia straight out of the 50s with red hot rockin tunes and attitude.
THE TWANGDADDIES FEAT. ROGER HUMPHRIES
Country and Blues singer/guitarist Roger Humphries returns to the show backed by the Twangdaddies - a great combination.
BOXCAR KELLY AND THE RAILROADERS
The group covers songs from old to new for listeners and dancers. Artistes covered include Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette, Buck Owens, Randy Travis, Patty Loveless, Pam Tillis, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Trisha Yearwood, Toby Keith and Lee Ann Womack.
COOL CAT CRY
Cool Cat Cry reformed in 2011 with a new lineup. Their original Emails Dont Have Arms written by Hank Engel is soon to be released on there debut album By Popular Demand. In 2013 Cool Cat Cry have played some of the top weekenders Viva Las Vegas (USA) Hemsby 51 can be seen playing all over the UK.
GREGGI G AND THE CRAZY GANG
Greggi G and His Crazy Gang have been rockin swinging their way all across Europe for several years now, always enthralling audiences wherever they play.
T.REXTASY
The worlds only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan T.Rex. Won the accolade of Best Live Tribute Band in the UK on BBC 1s Battle of the Fantasy Bands.
KNOXVILLE HIGHWAY
A foot tapping, free - wheelin, good time band, guaranteed to provide great musicianship and entertainment. Songs of juke joints, truck driving, love and loss, roads and railroads.
LACEY MAI
Lacey Mai is a young female solo artist performing a variety of song choices ranging from Country to Rock Roll.
ROCKIN EM
These guys will have you Jiving and Bopping and Having a Ball with great authentic sounds of Rock ‘n Roll. They play anything from Rock ‘n Roll Classics to Beautiful Ballads.
MOD ALL STAR BAND
The exciting sound of The Mod All Star Band features blue eyed soul singer Steve Ellis, the original lead vocalist from Love Affair, RnB legend Chris Farlowe (or Cliff Bennett with his No 1 hit Got To Get You Into My Life and One Way Love, who appears should Chris be unavailable), and Northern Soul icon Lorraine Silver.
TONY WALL
Tony and his band performed the excellent Sunday morning gospel show at Americana 2013. Back by popular demand a relaxed well crafted performance is guaranteed.
ACOUSTICA
Unplugged Classic Rock and Pop from the 60s 70s 80s and 90s with a twist.
THE HI-ACES
The Hi-Aces are a midlands based Rock n Roll/Rockabilly band who have an authentic 1950’s sound but with a raw edge. Influences are early sun records, Johnny Cash, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent to name a few.

Saturday Band Listing

THE DOGGONE HONKABILLY BAND
Honkeytonk meets Rockabilly Fantastic!
QUILL
Quill has developed a unique musical style that has captured many varied influences, plying Celtic folk hued Fleetwood Mac-ish rock before the Corrs were invented.
GLENN DARREN AND THE KREW KATS
Great band not to be missed.
STU EDWARDS BAND ‘GONE COUNTRY’
The Gone Country Band were recently voted by readers of Southern Country Magazine as one of the top four bands most wanted to play at their birthday bash.
BLUESWAMP SOUTHERN
Voted best Blues band and best album 2012/13 in Moonshine Magazine.
KEZIA GILL
Talented singer-songwriter from Derby and winner of the ‘Young Musician of the Year’ competition at Lion Inn, Basford and was a big hit at Americana 2013.
SHARNA-MAE
The talented daughter of Dave Brown and fan of the Americana makes a welcome return to the show backed by the Hicksville Bombers after her stunning debut at the 2013 show.
AL KILVO AND JOHNNY PAT
Al Kilvo is a piano playing rock and roller from Hull Yorkshire UK.With veteran group leader Johnny Pat he traveled to Sun Studios Memphis to record an album with the band of his hero Jerry Lee Lewis..Featuring Kenny Lovelace on guitar and Robert Hall on drums.
ALLEYCATS
50s style rocknroll band based in SE London. A hard driving yet polished six-piece. From rockabilly, through swing-jive, rhythm`n`blues, to doo-wop and includes classic hits from most of the major fifties stars.
ALAN FULLARD
Exceptional international song writer with a wealth of experience and the writer of some truly great songs.
BLACK CAT TRIO
Band from Wiggan playing kick-ass rockabilly, Jive & Stroll with influences of Brian Setzer, Carl Perkins, Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent.
BO WALTON
Rock ’n’ roll firmly rooted in 1950s America. An English singer/songwriter with a profound love of American rock ’n’ roll could soon be spearheading the second British Invasion.
KETE BOWERS
A top – notch songwriter, up there with such other rootsy country tunesmiths as Guy Clark, Rodney Crowell and John Prine. One of the finest debuts Ive heard in many a moon. - Alan Cackett: Maverick Country Magazine. 2011.
SIERRA CECIL
A young Singer-Songwriter from the USA with a great voice and enthusiasm.
THE COUNTRY SISTERS
A group of talented and beautiful girls that have come together playing exclusively country music. The band has 4 vocalists and each of them can play at least two different instruments. Their show is simply unique and outstanding.
THE DIXIE BOYS
The Dixie Boys, band of Country-Rockabilly originating from of Oporto. The main influences continue to be Country-Rockabilly from th 40s and 50s.
TONI WILLE
In 1975 the three Kowalczyk sisters became the singers for the Dutch country band Pussycat. Toni was the lead singer while her sisters provided backing vocals. Pussycat scored a massive international hits like Mississippi in 1976.
VINCE EAGER
VINCE EAGER is a name synonymous with British pop. As a member of the legendary Larry Parnes stable, along with Tommy Steele, Marty Wilde, Billy Fury and Joe Brown. For five years he has played the starring role in the award winning West End musical ELVIS.
THE JIVE ACES
UKs top Jive Swing band. Extremely popular six piece group combining fresh arrangements of swing/Jive/RB classics - songs made famous by such greats as Louis Prima, Cab Calloway, Bobby Darin, Louis Armstrong, Dean Martin, Big Joe Turner and Sammy Davis Jnr. The first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britains Got Talent in 2012.
WARD THOMAS
In 2010, they gave their first “official” public performance, singing Carrie Underwood’s “We’re Young and Beautiful” whilst still at school. Nashville-based producers Bobby Blazier and Chris Rodriquez agreed to produce some of their songs, they flew to Nashville to record and are now touring in Tennessee.
BURLESQUE
Scarlet Honey and Doe Demure perform captivating themed dance routines.
AMERICANA FASHION SHOW
Boo Boo Kitty presents the 4th Rockin Americana Fashion Show featuring a host of popular collections.

Sunday Band Listing

MODERN EARL
Blends country music with rock, bluegrass, southern rock, blues, and even gospel music to create an unmistakable sound that leaves audiences screaming for more
COUNTRY CATTIN'
They play in an authentic style eg, Hank Williams, Sun Elvis, Johnny Cash, Johnny Horton, they use slap bass instead of drums and they mix covers with a lot of there own material.
ALMABOOBIES
The Almaboobies are a three piece rock band now based in Lincolnshire UK. With sisters Victoria, Elizabeth Jeo on drums. This band R-O-C-K
CHAS'n'DAVE
The best in East End Pub Style Rock with great sing-along tunes ‘Ain’t No Pleasing you’, ‘Gertcha’, ‘Rabbit’, ‘Margate’ ‘Snooker Loopy’.
DAVE LUKE & CHUCK MICALLEF
DAVE LUKE CHUCK MICALLEF enjoy a musical partnership that stretches back over 20 years. Whatever the venue, this acoustic duo manage to create the intimate, jovial atmosphere of a front porch picking session.
NEXT OF KIN
Great 3 part harmony vocals, stage presence and careful song selection are only part of the story. Next of Kin approach each performance with a high level of energy and enthusiasm.
ROBB SHENTON AND TALES FROM THE WOOD
Born in Preston, Lancs and during the early 60s he played with some of the citys premier bands.
SI CRANSTOUN
Over the last few years Si Cranstoun his band have steadily climbed the retro scene ladder onto becoming one of the top names on the market. Si’s unique blend of spiritually soulful vocals upfront rockin rhythms provide the ideal foundation from which his punchy horn section blazes.
TBONE
Playing a mixture of original songs and covers from the likes of the Eagles, Bob Segar, Steve Earle, The Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Canned Heat, Lynyrd Skynyrd.
THE DRUGSTORE COWBOYS
Great roots/country/rockabilly music from this Leicester based band. Their latest tracks will blow you away.
THE HAYRIDERS
A madcap Rockabilly band from Worcestershire recently reformed and ready to rock.
THE WANDERERS
Rockin 3 piece rocknroll and 60s band from Newcastle upon Tyne consisting of Perry on drums Rob on double bass and Dom on lead guitar.
THE ZZ TOPS
The unique three man tribute to rock musics best known Texan boogie band, are back to “Tear the house down !”, bringing a tour with more Tone,Taste and Tenacity than ever before. Complete with their Real Beards !, the Crazy Guitars , the moves and Hot Rodded Rock n Roll !. All eras of ZZ Top are included in the same show.
BURLESQUE
Scarlet Honey and Doe Demure perform captivating themed dance routines.
AMERICANA FASHION SHOW
Boo Boo Kitty presents the 4th Rockin Americana Fashion Show featuring a host of popular collections.
 

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Friday

Saturday

Sunday

DEE. D. JAMES
SHAWN HARVEY AND B57
LAZY DOG
CARAVAN Of WAYNE
CARMEN GHIA AND THE HOTRODS
THE TWANGDADDIES FEAT. ROGER HUMPHRIES
BOXCAR KELLY AND THE RAILROADERS
COOL CAT CRY
GREGGI G AND THE CRAZY GANG
T.REXTASY
KNOXVILLE HIGHWAY
LACEY MAI
ROCKIN EM
MOD ALL STAR BAND
TONY WALL
THE HI-ACES
THE DOGGONE HONKABILLY BAND
QUILL
GLENN DARREN AND THE KREW KATS
STU EDWARDS BAND ‘GONE COUNTRY’
BLUESWAMP SOUTHERN
KEZIA GILL
SHARNA-MAE
AL KILVO AND JOHNNY PAT
ALLEYCATS
ALAN FULLARD
BLACK CAT TRIO
BO WALTON
SIERRA CECIL
THE COUNTRY SISTERS
THE DIXIE BOYS
TONI WILLE
VINCE EAGER
THE JIVE ACES
WARD THOMAS
MODERN EARL
COUNTRY CATTIN'
ALMABOOBIES
CHAS'n'DAVE
DAVE LUKE & CHUCK MICALLEF
NEXT OF KIN
ROBB SHENTON AND TALES FROM THE WOOD
SI CRANSTOUN
TBONE
THE DRUGSTORE COWBOYS
THE HAYRIDERS
THE ZZ TOPS
 

  The usual favourites and More!
Free Jive and Line Dance Classes, Fashion Show hosted by Boo Boo Kitty Couture, Native Indians, Kitty Winks Beauty Parlour, Trade Stands, Food Court, Craft Fair managed by Noo Noo's, Kidz Zone with Bongo Bongo, Free to participate activities for under 12's, Face Painting, Street Entertainers, Mad Cap Games, Authentic Westerners encampment, Wyatt Earp Western Shoot Out, Car Displays & Awards, Custom Bike Show, Miss Americana, Burlesque Shows, Tattooist And soooo much more to be confirmed! check out the Facebook Page for updates.
A kaleidoscope of colour & sounds, Fun for all the family.


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