Americana Fest is a new 3-day festival of American culture organised by The American Museum & Gardens! It takes place on 1-3 July 2022 in the Museum’s spectacular hill-top estate on the edge of Bath, with performances from some of the biggest names in comedy and the UK’s Americana music scene, on four stages. The festival will also offer a variety of entertaining family activities, including a scavenger hunt through the grounds, games, workshops, vintage cars, and American food trucks and bars.
Coinciding with celebrations for Independence Day in the US, the weekend programme includes an all-American comedy bill, with comedian Reginald D Hunter headlining on the Friday; award-winning star of the Americana music scene, Robert Vincent & Band headlining on the Saturday; and folk-rock legends, The Magic Numbers closing the festival on the Sunday. There are 40+ acts booked to perform across the weekend, the music has been curated by Matt Owens, founder of The 7 Hills and ex-Noah & The Whale band member, the comedy has been curated by curated by award-winning comedian Jarred Christmas and Somerset based Pop-Up Comedy, with production provided by JudgeDay whose clients include Peter Gabriel, Birdy, Kate Bush, Robert Plant and the Thin Lizzy estate, together with regular events including Soho House Festival, Cornbury, Greenbelt and the international WOMAD Festivals.
Event date: Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July 2022
Location: American Museum & Gardens, Claverton Manor, Bath, BA2 7BD
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