Full line-up revealed for Southern Fork Americana Fest 2018


The Great South Pacific Tuning Fork has announced the return of the Southern Fork Americana Fest 2018, back for its fifth year in Auckland. Today, The Tuning Fork have shared the stellar line up for New Zealand's biggest Americana fest! An unmatched bill of international and local artists ready to satisfy every country, blues and folk lovers' dreams! 

This year's line-up features our favourite Americana/blues and folk artists from around the world including; rising Nashville star Margo Price, blues legend Tony Joe White, NY-based singer and guitarist Steve Gunn, folk traditionalist Willie Watson, country singer Courtney Marie Andrews, Tui-Award winner Reb Fountain, psychedelic-folk troubadour Arthur Ahbez, NZ's favourite string band The Eastern, Christchurch treasure and fellow Tui-Award winner Holly Arrowsmith, introspective alt/folk songwriter Emily Fairlight and folk wordsmith Tom Cunliffe.

Courtney Marie Andrews is excited to return after performing two shows in 2017 supporting Sam Outlaw and Joe Pug, "New Zealand, I adore your beautiful country and I can't wait to make my way back there for the third time!" 


Friday, Oct 5 - Willie Watson + Holly Arrowsmith

Saturday, Oct 6 - Steve Gunn + Arthur Ahbez

Wednesday, Oct 10 - Tony Joe White

Friday, Oct 12 - Reb Fountain + Tom Cunliffe

Saturday, Oct 13 - The Eastern + Emily Fairlight

Wednesday, Oct 17 - Margo Price + Courtney Marie Andrews

Southern Fork presale: Thursday, August 16
Southbound presale: Friday, August 17
Ticketmaster presale: Monday, August 20
General Public: Tuesday, August 21

To once again offer enthusiasts the chance to see more acts and to encourage music fans to discover new artists, the festival will have a special ticket pricing scheme, enabling them to receive discounts on multiple ticket purchases.