Huichica Hudson Adds Garth Hudson To 2018 Lineup

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This year’s Huichica Music Festival: Hudson, a.k.a. Huichica East, begins on Friday at Chaseholm Farm in Pine Plains, New York and runs through Sunday. Organizers Gundlach Bundschu Winery, (((folkYEAH!))) and Chaseholm Farm announced the addition of The Band multi-instrumentalist Garth Hudson to the lineup.

Garth and his wife and longtime musical collaborator Sister Maud Hudson will close out the Huichica Stage with a set on Friday night. The Hudsons will also take part in a special Mercury Rev & Friends set earlier in the evening. Mercury Rev’s Jonathan Donahue and Grasshopper will be joined by Garth Hudson, Sister Maud Hudson, Robyn Hitchcock, Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), Mimi Goese (Hugo Largo), John Ashton (Psychedelic Furs) and Anthony Thistlewaite to provide an improvised live soundtrack to the 1962 film Carnival Of Souls.

Circles Around The Sun, Ryley Walker, Vetiver, Allah-Las and Bettye Lavette are among the other acts set to play Huichica this weekend. Tickets are on sale now via Eventbrite.