Songwriter, storyteller, actor and activist, whose father was one of the main figures in the American folk music revival: Arlo Guthrie has agreed to appear at Tønder Festival 2020, as have Irish Cara Dillon, Danish Claus Hempler and Canadian Del Barber.
The American songwriter John Prine has recovered and will appear at Tønder Festival 2020. Seven other musicians and bands have been added to the roster, among them Teitur, The Small Glories, Michael McGoldrick and Lars Lilholt Band.
Blues music moves in to next year's Tønder Festival. Quadruple Grammy winner and acoustic blues daddy, Keb’ Mo’, is on the bill. As is sensational Jerron 'Blind Boy' Paxton, along with four other big names.
The names of the first musicians booked for Tønder Festival 2020 have already been announced: Amythyst Kiah (USA), Blue Rose Code (SCO), Sean Rowe (USA), The Once (CAN), Mike Elrington (AUS), Mo Kenney (CAN) and Friel Sisters (SCO).
Tønder Festival 2019 will feature a whole range of music with French connections. There will be music from Quebec in Canada, Louisiana in USA and Brittany in France. And more new Tønder Festival bands and soloists have been announced, too.