Reggae legends The Wailers and country star Travis Tritt top off the headliners for this summer’s Bele Chere — the 30th anniversary of the festival. The lineup, announced today, also includes Cowboy Mouth, Doyle Lawson, Edwin McCain, the Lee Boys, The Grascals, Third World and Steve Azar.
On the local front, the festival will also feature Stephanie’s Id, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, The Goodies, David Holt and Steep Canyon Rangers.
At a news conference in Asheville today, festival organizers also debuted the poster for this year’s festival, which was produced by local artist Eddie Gumm (pictured).
For more info and updates on Bele Chere, which will be held July 25 through 27, check out the festival’s newly unveiled Web site.
— Brian Postelle, staff writer