Dwight Yoakam, Mary Gauthier Slated For AmericanaFest NYC

AmericanaFest NYC

The Americana Music Association and Lincoln Center have unveiled the 2016 lineup for their third annual AmericanaFest NYC, taking place Aug. 6-7 as part of Lincoln Center’s Out Of Doors series. Events will take place at Lincoln Center’s plazas between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues, from West 62nd Street to West 65th Street (except where noted).

The all star line-up features 2014 Americana Artist of the Year Dwight Yoakam, Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones, Mary Gauthier, Those Pretty Wrongs featuring Jody Stephens, Parker Millsap and The Cactus Blossoms.

The festival also includes a celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Last Waltz, featuring The Midnight Ramble Band under the musical direction of Larry Campbell with special guests Bob Weir, Dr. John, Buddy Miller, Lucinda Williams, Howard Johnson, Patty Griffin, and Anderson East.

All events are free with no tickets required.

AmericanaFest NYC Lineup:

Saturday, Aug. 6
Hearst Plaza, 1 p.m.
Mary Gauthier
Those Pretty Wrongs featuring Jody Stephens
Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones

Damrosche Bandshell, 7 p.m.
Parker Millsap
A Tribute to The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary – The Midnight Ramble Band w/ musical direction by Larry Campbell
Featuring: Dr. John, Howard Johnson, Bob Weir, Lucinda Williams, Patty Griffin,Buddy Miller, Anderson East

Sunday, Aug. 7
Damrosche Bandshell, 7 p.m.
Dwight Yoakam with special guests The Cactus Blossoms

 

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