What's New for 2018 and 2019
Porchlight Smoker a UK based band playing a mixture of American roots-based music, blended with their own take on folk and country. Guitar, banjo, mandolin, lapsteel and double bass accompany four voices singing hoarse but heavenly harmonies - will be appearing at The Dorset Arms in East Grinstead on Thursday July 12, 2018.
American storytelling bluesman Doug MacLeod will perform at The Hawth Theatre in Crawley on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. This show is in association with The Crawley Blues Club.
Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, will blend old school country roots attitude with their shared influence of rock and folk on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at The Hawth Theatre in Crawley.
The LYNNeS - Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson two award winning singer-songwriters from Ottawa, Canada - confirmed for The Hawth Theatre in Crawley on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.
Don Gallardo and His Far West Band is returning to West Sussex with his new album on the set list and perform at The Hawth Theatre in Crawley on Friday, March 23, 2018. Loud Mountains will open the show, and we are so pleased the boys are available to do so.
New date for Americana Live! and yes, we'll have eight great artists/band appearing on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at The Hawth Theatre in Crawley. Austin Texas based singer songwriter Barbara Nesbitt has now joined the long list of artists appearing - Southern Companion, Society, The Rosellys, The Savannahs, My Girl the River, Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer, and last but not least Ags Connelly. Remember this event is FREE!
Yes, the fantastic Whitney Rose and her band is appearing at The Hawth Theatre in Crawley on Monday, April 30, 2018.
The self penned 'Queen of Oklahoma', Carter Sampson along with her band, will appear on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at The Hawth Theatre in Crawley.
Dean Owens, a very talented singer songwriter from Scotland is appearing Upstairs at The Dorset Arms in East Grinstead on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Local artists Nowhere to Run will open the show.
A Few Highlights
Americana Live returned on April 29, 2018 this musical extravaganza curated by 22o5 Promotions was held at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley . Performing were eight great Americana artists (Southern Companion, Society, The Rosellys, The Savannahs, Ags Connolly, Smith & Brewer, My Girl The River and Barbara Nesbitt). The audience of around 400 people returned again this year.
The event will be held again in 2019.
Americana Live was a musical extravaganza curated by 22o5 Promotions and held at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley in February 2017. Performing were seven of the very best UK Americana artists (The Redlands Palomino Company, Society, Paul McClure and His Local Heroes, Worry Dolls, Hannah Rose Platt, Jonas & Jane and The Vanguards) for an audience of around 400 people.
Americana came to town when 22o5 Promotions curated three tremendous acts (Underhill Rose, The Allen Family Band and Lauren Housley) for the East Grinstead Town Council summer event, that is known as East Court Live. On Sunday 4th June 2017, nearly 1500 sun seekers packed the terraces and spilled on to the Mid Sussex playing fields as families picnicked and partied, whilst listening to the finest Americana music.
We are pleased and very proud to have sourced the artists for East Court Live.