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Black Deer Festival 2023: Line-Up, Dates and Tickets

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Dates: June 16th-18th 2023

Location: Eridge Park, Kent

Line-Up: Bonnie Raitt, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Pretenders and more

Tickets: Here

Following its joyous and successful return last year, Black Deer Festival have announced the dates and ticket details for its 2023 event.

Taking place once again at Eridge Park in Kent, the festival will return June 16-18 2023. An array of wonderful artists have already been confirmed as performing, including headliners Bonnie Raitt, who won 3 awards at the 2023 Grammys, along with Colorado folk-Americana songsmith, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and 70s rock legends The Pretenders.

They will be joined by Bear's Den, The Teskey Brothers, Midlake, Steve Earle, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Lucinda Williams, Luke Nelson & POTR, Far From Saints, This Is The Kit, Calexico and Bonny Light Horseman.

Further bulking out the line-up are Joanne Shaw Taylor, Allison Russell, CMAT, Darke White, Elles Bailey, Amythyst Kiah, Amanda Shires, Robert Vincent, Katherine Priddy, Kyshona, Tami Neilson, Bella White and Angeline Morrison.

The traditional events that take place at the festival will all return, with the line ups for The Songwriter Sessions, Ozark Holler Hootenanny, Gospel Brunch and The Great Americana Songbook all still to be announced.

The 2023 day splits have now been confirmed, with Nathaniel & The Night Sweats headlining the Friday, with support from the likes of Willie Carlisle, Lucinda Williams and more.

On Saturday, The Pretenders and Bonnie Raitt will take over the headlining duties, with Allison Russell, Simeon Hammond Dallas, Amythyst Kiah and more also set to take Black Deer stage.

The final day of the much-loved festival will be headlined by Bear's Den and Steve Earle, with appearances also in store from artists such as Drake White, Amanda Shires, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, Dylan Earl, Bella White and Elles Bailey.

For the full Black Deer Festival 2023 line-up so far, see below:


Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats


Lucinda Williams

Far From Saints

Kurt Vile & The Violators

Bonny Light Horseman

This Is The Kit


Willi Carlisle

Melissa Carper

Bonnie Montgomery

Dylan Earl

Dylan LeBlanc

Ozark Holler Hootenanny

The Songwriter Sessions


The Pretenders

Bonnie Raitt

The Teskey Brothers


Allison Russell

Amythyst Kiah

Robert Vincent

Katherine Priddy


Tami Neilson

Angeline Morrison

Simeon Hammond Dallas

Willie Carlisle

Bonnie Montgomery

Dylan Earl

The Great Americana Songbook

The Songwriter Sessions


Bear's Den

Steve Earle

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Drake White

Elles Bailey

Amanda Shires

Bella White

Sleep Walking Animals

Willie Carlisle

Bonnie Montgomery

Dylan Earl

Gospel Brunch

The Songwriter Sessions

The Tier 1 Day tickets, Tier 1 Weekend tickets, Tier 1 Add Ons and 2023 payment plans are all available to purchase now.

The Jackson Social Memberships, Fancy and Pre-Pitched Camping options are all also available to purchase now.

Tickets and camping for Black Deer Festival 2023 are on sale now, to purchase, see below:

For more information on tickets and for other country festivals set for 2023 and 2024- head here.

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Photography by Caitlin Mogridge

Written by Holler