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Joe Bonamassa announced as Black Deer headliner in UK festival exclusive performance

07 March 2024, 10:00 | Written by Tyler Damara Kelly

UK Americana Festival, Black Deer, has announced a new wave of artists to feature on its 2024 line-up.

New to the bill on Friday 14 June is UK festival exclusive headline act, guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa, as well as singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist BC Camplight, Damian Lewis, Dale Watson & His Lonestars, Portland, Oregon’s The Delines and Eli Paperboy Reed. This follows alongside a fresh set of acts announced for the festival’s Western AF Takeover, which will feature Kristina Murray, Todd Day Wait and Pat Reedy.

Further new names added to the line-up include Dylan Leblanc, Texan storyteller Jarrod Dickenson, Alyssa Bonagura, Icelandic musician Arny Margret, Nat Myers, Zandi Holup and Henry Webb-Jenkins.

They’ll all feature alongside previously announced acts such as Seasick Steve, a UK festival exclusive from Hermanos Gutiérrez, The Shires, Courtney Barnett, The Staves and Villagers, alongside some of the best in fast-rising talent including Dylan Gossett, Nottingham’s Divorce, Michele Stodart, songwriting duo Prima Queen, and Lana Del Ray collaborator Holly Macve.

Black Deer Festival runs from 14-16 June 2024 at Eridge Park, Kent. For more information, visit

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