Eridge Park

Black Deer Festival

Friday 17th - Sunday 19th June 2022

Eridge Park in Tunbridge Wells

No age restrictions

About Black Deer festival 2022

Black Deer is on a mission to bring real Americana & Country music to the UK, expressed through a unique festival that creates authentic good times with a family friendly vibe.

This annual festival will feature 60 plus performances across 3 days set within the spectacular natural outdoor location of Eridge Park, one of the UK’s oldest and largest Deer parks, just 50 minutes from London.

The sounds at Black Deer will pull from the worlds of Country, Folk, Bluegrass, and the Blues. Simply, Black Deer is where new and established roots-inspired artists tell their stories be it around the campfire or from one of our many stages. Showing you what Americana & Country truly is, where it came from, and where it’s heading.

Expect also to be transported to the Smokehouses of America’s Deep South. Where cooking homegrown, wholesome food ‘slow & low’ in custom made smokers, is always the order of the day. Craft beers, artisan ales, great coffee and amazing whisky ensures the drink at Black Deer is shown the same level of respect as the food.

Experience the counter-culture of custom-built motorbikes at The Black Deer Bike Meet. Spend time at The Marketplace, where artisan wares and their master makers champion the culture of making. And discover Black Deer’s festival within a festival – one in which kids take centre stage, by being given endless opportunities to explore, whether through music, craft, or the great outdoors.

Join the Black Deer family on this special journey into the world of Americana & Country, and immerse yourself in the community, music, food and storytelling of a culture like no other.



Music genres: Rock, Blues, Folk, Country/Americana

Black Deer festival line up

- Van Morrison

- Wilco

- The Waterboys

- Lucinda Williams

- Drive-By Truckers

- Foy Vance

- The Dead South

- The Milk Carton Kids

- The Felice Brothers

- The London African Gospel Choir

- The Secret Sisters

- Irish Mythen

- Kitty, Daisy & Lewis

- John Smith

- Talisk

- Emily Barker

- Caroline Spence

- Amy Montgomery

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