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Southern Fork Americana Fest 2018 Kicks Off!

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Southern Fork Americana Fest is an unmatched bill of international and local artists ready to satisfy every country, blues and folk lovers' dreams! Kicking the fifth annual festival off with a hoot & holler this weekend is:

FRIDAY 5th - WILLIE WATSON & HOLLY ARROWSMITH

SATURDAY 6th - STEVE GUNN & ARTHUR AHBEZ

This Friday, Folk traditionalist Willie Watson (Old Crow Medicine Show) partners up with Tui-Award winner Holly Arrowsmith to launch the five-date festival.

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On Saturday night NY-based singer and guitarist Steve Gunn and Auckland psychedelic-folk troubadour Arthur Ahbez will join forces for a show not to miss!

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SOUTHERN FORK AMERICANA FEST 2018

Friday, Oct 5 - Willie Watson + Holly Arrowsmith
Saturday, Oct 6 - Steve Gunn + Arthur Ahbez
Friday, Oct 12 - Reb Fountain + Tom Cunliffe
Saturday, Oct 13 - The Eastern + Emily Fairlight
Wednesday, Oct 17 - Margo Price + Courtney Marie Andrews

To once again offer enthusiasts the chance to see more acts and to encourage music fans to discover new artists, the festival has a special ticket pricing scheme, enabling them to receive discounts on multiple ticket purchases.

Next Friday 12th October, the winner of both Best New Zealand Country Music Artist/Album 2018 and Best APRA Country Music Song 2018 Reb Fountain and her band in full glory will team up with folk Wordsmith Tom Cunliff.

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Saturday October 13, NZ's favourite string band The Eastern and introspective alt/folk songwriter Emily Fairlight will tear down the roof of the Tuning Fork.

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On Wednesday 17th October the festival finale will see the collaboration of rising Nashville star Margo Price and her band and the beautifully battered country sounds of Courtney Marie Andrews.

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The Tuning Fork, 95bFM and Undertheradar present:

SOUTHERN FORK AMERICANA FEST 2018

Tickets onsale from https://www.undertheradar.co.nz/

 

 

Written By: Radio13