More stars added to Lilith Fair lineup

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Organizers for the 2010 Lilith Fair have revealed another batch of performers for what is sure to be one of this summer’s hottest tours. Norah Jones, Loretta Lynn, Heart and Cat Power highlight the list of new additions. The traveling all-women’s music festival will hit Boston, though no date or venue have been confirmed.

Also included the new batch of performers are Sia, Gossip, La Roux, Beth Orton, Ceci Bastida, Erin McCarley, Frazey Ford, Julia Othmer, Kate Nash, Lights, Missy Higgins, Lissie, Marina & The Diamonds, Priscilla Renea, Rosie Thomas, Melissa McClelland, Toby Lightman and Elizaveta.

They’ll join previously announced headliners Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Erykah Badu, Miranda Lambert, Tegan and Sara, Colbie Caillat, Sugarland and co-founder Sarah McLachlan. Other confirmed artists include: Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Brandi Carlile, Corinne Bailey Rae, Ingrid Michaelson, Jill Scott, Ke$ha, Metric, Sara Bareille, A Fine Frenzy, Ann Atomic, Ash Koley, Butterfly Boucher, Chairlift, Chantal Kreviazuk, Donna Delory, Ima, Janelle Monae, Jennifer Knapp, Jill Hennessy, Katzenjammer, Meaghan Smith, Nneka, Serena Ryder, Susan Justice, Tara MacLean, Vedera, Vita Chambers, The Weepies, Ximena Sarinana and Zee Avi.

The tour will have some New England flavor courtesy of Vermont’s Grace Potter and The Nocturnals and Boston-bred The Submarines.

The Lilith Fair was a massive hit during the summers of 1997 to 1999. The groundbreaking tour consisted solely of female solo artists and female-led bands including Christina Aguilera, The Dixie Chicks, Missy Elliot, The Pretenders, Nelly Furtado, Jewel, Queen Latifah, and many more. In its three years, Lilith Fair raised over $10 million for women’s charities throughout North America.
 
Organizers expect to announce even more major artists in the coming weeks.

 

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