With just over 6 months until Bear Creek 2012 is upon us, the festival lineup is already fully announced and tickets are being sold!

Taking place this November 8th – 11th at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park near Live Oak, Florida- Bear Creek might the be the only festival with this much public announcement so far in advance.

For the first time in its history, Bear Creek will welcome guest curators Daptone Records and Royal Family Records to schedule the Bear Creek Stage lineup. The Daptone Super Soul Revue will feature Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, The Budos Band and others while A Royal Family Affair will host Soulive, Lettuce and most of the rest of their label lineup.

See the full lineup below.

Festival organizers have also added a number of artists at large to the ever-growing lineup, including George Porter Jr., Billy Martin, Robert Walter and many others.

Tickets are currently on-sale via the event website www.bearcreekmusicfestival.com

2012 Bear Creek Music Festival Lineup
Umphrey’s McGee (x2), Lotus, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk (x2), Daptone Super Soul Revue (featuring Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, The Budos Band, The Sugarman 3 and The Como Mamas), A Royal Family Affair (featuring Soulive, Lettuce (x2), Break Science, Nigel Hall, Alecia Chakour & more), The New Mastersounds (x2), Zach Deputy (x2), George Porter Jr. & The Runnin Pardners, Perpetual Groove (x2), Bobby Rush, Billy Martin & Wil Blades Duo, March 4th Marching Band (x2), Dr. Klaw, Digital Tape Machine, Headtronics (w/ DJ Logic, Steve Molitz, Freekbass) (x2), Bright Light Social Hour (x2), Wyllys & the New York Hustler Ensemble, Grant Green Jr. & Friends, The Heavy Pets (x2), Zoogma, Charles Walker & the Dynamites, Jonathan Scales & Fourchestra (x2), The Werks (x2), Ike Stubblefield & Friends, Grant Green Jr. & Friends, Khris Royal & Dark Matter (x2), Strange Arrangement, Moon Taxi (x2), Flannel Church, The Mantras, Cadillac Jones, Mike Dillon Band, Dead Kenny G’s, Thomas Wynn & the Believers, Earphunk, Catfish Alliance, Voodoo Town, Fung Fu, Beebs & Her Money Maker, Kaleigh Baker, Scholars Word, Vagabond Swing

Artists at Large
George Porter Jr., Billy Martin, Robert Walter, Skerik, Jennifer Hartswick, Natalie Cressman, Roosevelt Collier, Alecia Chakour, Wil Blades, Atlanta Funk Society Horns, Billy Iuso, Andrew Block