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The Long Road Festival 2018

  • Stanford Hall, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
  • 7-9 September 2018
The Long Road Festival 2018

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Celebrating the music, lifestyle and influences of country

The Long Road is a brand new country music festival at Leicestershire's beautiful Stanford Hall this September.

Celebrating the music, lifestyle and influences of the genre, The Long Road will invite over 40 artists down to the stately home's 700 acre grounds for three days of music, workshops, pop-up fun and some of the best food and drink around.

This year's lineup will include sets from political activist and singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, as well as American Lee Ann Womack and British duo The Shires.


Crossroad County – Interstate Stage & Honky Tonk

Rhinestone County & Rhinestone Stage

Fair County & Front Porch

  • BBC Music Introducing Takeover
  • Health & Happiness Area
  • Vintage Fairground
  • Ferris & Sylvester
  • Gary Quinn
  • Folk Soul Revival
  • Square Dancing
  • Amythyst Kiah
  • Roaming Entertainers
  • Megan O'Neill
  • Southern Comfort Takeover
  • Undercover Seating and Chill Out Areas
  • Andrew Alli
  • Woodworking
  • Kevin Mcguire
  • BBQ & Beer
  • Twinnie
  • Music Making
  • Heritage Crafts
  • Cowboy Boot-ique
  • Artisan Crafts
  • Two Ways Home
  • Showground Arena
  • Songwriters Round
  • Jess & The Bandits
  • Foraging
  • Bourbon Tasting
  • Late Night Acoustic Sessions
  • Americana Music Association UK Takeover
  • Leather Crafting
  • Kashena Sampson
  • Car Disply
  • Fireside Storytelling
  • Primitive Fire Making
  • Birthplace of Country Music Sessions
  • Dori Freeman
  • Dimpker Brothers
  • Zack Logan
  • Joshua Hedley
  • Bob Harris presents BBC Music Introducing Jarrod Dickenson
  • Luke Winslow-King

Stanford Hall is a 700 acre stately home and grounds in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside. 


Stanford Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6DH, United Kingdom


Stanford Hall is within easy access to train lines, motorways and airports – only 50 minutes from Euston, approximately 10 minutes from the M1 and 35 minutes from Birmingham International Airport.

There will be a car park at The Long Road Festival. Parking passes will cost £9 for the day and £18 for the weekend, and will be available to buy in advance.

The nearest train station to The Long Road is Rugby, which is a short shuttle bus journey from the festival site. The shuttle bus will cost £10 for a return journey. 

The festival campsites will open at 11am on Friday and will need to be vacated by 12pm on Monday.

The festival arena will open at 3pm on Friday, and 11am on Saturday and Sunday.

Anyone aged 15 or under must be accompanied by a paying adult aged 20 or over. You are only allowed a maximum of 4 under 16s per adult. 

Children aged 4 or under are free but a Child Ticket must be added to your order for the child to gain admission.


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