A number of bands have joined the lineup for the annual Bear Creek Music and Art Festival. Umphrey’s McGee will return to the festival for two headlining shows, and The London Souls will make its festival debut with a pair of performances. The festival’s Artist-at-large additions include saxman Pee Wee Ellis and Motet vocalist Jans Ingber. The addition of Pee Wee Ellis, who will join Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley on the bill, rounds out the presence of the JBs, aka The James Brown Horns, at Bear Creek. In addition, Saltwater Grass, The Soular System, Curious Circus, Lingo and Papadosio have all joined the festival’s lineup.
As previously reported, Bear Creek will return to The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL from November 11-14. Maceo Parker Band, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Lettuce, Soulive, The New Deal, The New Mastersounds, Perpetual Groove, George Porter’s Running Pardners, Papa Grows Funk, Toubab Krewe, Zach Deputy, John Brown’s Body, The Everyone Orchestra, Will Bernard Band, DubConscious, Garaj Mahal, Rebirth Brass Band and Eric Krasno and Chapter 2 will all perform.