Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit and Maren Morris have been named as headliners for the 2020 Railbird Festival, set for August 22nd and 23rd in Lexington, Kentucky. The full lineup was announced on Wednesday.
Also confirmed for this year’s edition of Railbird are a diverse collection of indie rockers, country royalty, and Americana darlings, including the Head and the Heart, Young the Giant, the Decemberists, Tanya Tucker, Trampled by Turtles, Colter Wall, Whiskey Myers, and Shovels and Rope.
Other artists performing include City and Color, the Dead South, Cat Power, the War and Treaty, Hayes Carll, Sarah Jarosz, Lost Dog Street Band, Cedric Burnside, Bonny Light Horseman, John Moreland, Town Mountain, Liz Cooper and the Stampede, Paul Cauthen, the New Respects, Magnolia Boulevard, Southern Avenue, Caitlyn Smith, the Brook and the Bluff, Senora May, Bendigo Fletcher, Nicholas Jamerson, and Grayson Jenkins. Remaining tickets for the festival go on sale Friday, February 21st, at 10 a.m. ET, and weekend VIP passes are also available for $575.
Launched in 2019, the Railbird Festival brought Brandi Carlile and Mavis Staples, as well as Kentucky natives Kelsey Waldon and Tyler Childers, to the Grounds at Keeneland, the equine facility that is also hosting the event this year. In addition to the music, festivalgoers will be able to enjoy a curated bourbon experience along with horse-race betting.