Filey hosts its first ever Americana Festival on October 1-3 this year. Americana is a genre that encompasses the shared and varied traditions that make up the musical ethos of the US. Folk, country, blues, gospel and bluegrass, a distinctive roots orientated sound.
The line up in Filey includes:
Nathan Bell (US, sponsored by Filey Trade and Tourism Association)
Simon Robinson (sponsored by Filey Bay Today)
The Jeni Hankins Trio (US/UK)
The Good Intentions
The Jake Leg Jug Band
The Celia Bryce Band
Jo Carley and the Old Dry Skulls
There are also provisional plans for a children’s afternoon show on the Sunday afternoon featuring Billy Hickling (of Stomp musical fame).
Individual evening shows are £12 and early bird tickets just £28 for all evening and afternoon shows. The Evron Centre will be hosting all these performances. Tickets can be booked online by contacting organiser Chris Lee by email at
Tommy’s on Hope Street is hosting two acts, Matt Hodges on Friday 1 October and Georgia Nevada on Saturday 2 October. Tickets cost £7.50 per night or £10 for both nights. Keep your eye peeled as other pubs and cafes are expected to participate. It’s hoped to make this an annual event with September dates booked in for September 2022.