Some great news on the line-up for this years Open House Festival which is looking like the Americana gig of the year! The Dave Rawlings Machine, fronted by long-time musical partner of Americana singer songwriter Gillian Welch, are to play an exclusive Irish debut at this year’s Open House Festival in Belfast on Saturday 11th September. Sharing the stage will be musical compadres, Old Crow Medicine Show, creating the perfect union of “old-time string music and punk swagger.”
Folk Radio Uk will also be DJing on the night, an experience we are very much looking forward to!
Tickets are just £20 online from www.openhousefestival.com and feature a recession-friendly booking policy – no booking fees, no transaction charges and no hidden costs.
Another exciting addition to the festival line-up is Lissie, the “guitar toting Americana lovechild”, marking her first visit to Belfast. She appears on Wednesday 8th September in the intimate surroundings of McHughs basement bar, with new local boys Napoleon. The Chess Club DJs will also be on hand for some great entertainment. Read our live review of her performance in Bristol here.
Other artists recently announced include Seasick Steve, Wilco, Low Anthem, The Felice Brothers and Field Music – with more acts to follow.
The 12th annual Open House Festival will take place from 7th – 12th September 2010, throughout the arts & cultural flavoured Cathedral Quarter. The main festival venue will be the new 2,000 capacity festival marquee in Custom House Square – the biggest music marquee ever to be erected on the site.
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