Americana International Festival 2014
Now in its 34th year, this annual event is a family friendly mega feast of American music, cars, motorbikes, trucks and RVs. Americana International Festival takes place from Thursday 10th until Sunday 13th July 2014 at a new venue Prestwold Airfield, Loughborough in Leicestershire.
The first acts confirmed are Joe Brown, Si Cranstoun, George Hamilton IV (USA) & Friends, Toni Wille (NL), Chas n dave, The Country Sisters (CZ), The Mod All Stars, Bo Walton, T.Rextasy, Quill, Al Kilvo & Johnny Pat, Alley Cats, Almaboobies, Black Cat Trio, Blue Swamp Southern, Boxcar Kelly & The Railroaders, Caravan Of Wayne, Carmen Ghia And The Hot Rods, Cool Cat Cry, Country Cattin, Dave Luke & Chuck Micallef (Can) David Statzer & Band (Usa), Dee. D. James, The Drugstore Cowboys, Stu Edwards & Gone Country, Greggi G & The Crazy Gang, Kete Bowers, Kezia Gill, Knoxville Highway, Lacey Mai, Lazy Dog, Modern Earl (USA), Next Of Kin, Red Dirt Skinners, Robb Shenton & Tales From The Wood Band, Rockin Em, Roger Humphries & The Twangdaddies, Sharna-Mae & Hicksville Bombers, Shawn Harvey & B57, Sierra Cecil (USA), T-Bone Jones, The Dixie Boys (Portugal), The Doggone Honkabilly Band, The Hayriders, The Wanderers, The ZZ Tops, and Tony Wall.
The music is on multiple outdoor stages from dinner time up until late on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at Â£90 per adult for all days, plus Â£30 camping (per unit) from Thursday, 13-17 year olds Â£50 for the duration of the festival, Under 12s admitted free if accompanied by a paying adult. Day tickets are available for Sat or Sun Â£25pp pre booked. To buy tickets, call 01159 390595 or download a booking form in PDF format here.
The area is well serviced by public transport, rail and by air and is just 10 minutes from either J23/J24 M1.Â The venue is easy to get to and to keep secure including the camp sites. Camping Zones, Quiet, Family, Standard and Disabled. Security presence will remain key for the future of the Americana. There is a huge race track on site, which organisers hope to utilise in the future.
This year will see an improved Kidz Zone with many free to participate ideas in the pot.Â A dedicated traders area for fashion, to go hand in hand with the 4th annual Fashion show, Beauty Parlour, plus a larger craft fair area and other related trade stands and food vendors. The Auto Jumble (will take place providing enough interest is gained well in advance.) Custom Bike Shows, displays of American and Pre 75 Euro / British classic vehicles with awards up for grabs in the Show and Shine!Â
50 s style fairground, Face Painting, Street Entertainers Native American Indians Tattooists Evening Burlesque shows. Free Line Dance and Jive lessons. The return of the Settlers encampment and Wyatt Earp Western style shoot out.Â More information will be here when available.
Date : from 2014-07-10 to 2014-07-13
Price : Ã‚Â£120 with camping
Capacity : daily capacity: 29900
Address : Prestwold Airfield, Loughborough Leicestershire LE12 5SQ England