Get ready for a brilliant summer as Nigerian-German singer NNEKA joins a strong line up of American and international artists to perform at the 2010 Lilith Fair Summer Tour. The Lilith Fair is a world famous touring festival founded in 1997 by Grammy-award artist Sarah McLachlan along with Dan Fraser, Marty Diamond and Terry McBride. At its inception, Lilith Fair was the only of its kind celebrating women in music. From 1997 to 1999, it was one of the highest grossing touring festivals in the world, with over 1.5 million fans in attendance and raising over $10 million dollars for national and local charities.
Today, Lilith Fair 2010 continues its legacy of celebrating the accomplishments of women musicians and of course NNEKA will now be a part of this rich legacy! The Lilith Fair Tour takes place this summer in 36 cities across the United States. A complete list of artists that NNEKA will be performing alongside include: A Fine Frenzy, Anjulie, Ann Atomic, Anya Marina, Ash Koley, The Bangles, Beth Orton, Brandi Carlile, Butterfly Boucher, Cat Power, Ceci Bastida, Chairlift, Chantal Kreviazuk, Colbie Caillat, Corinne Bailey Rae, Court Yard Hounds, Donna Delory, Elizaveta, Emmylou Harris, Erin McCarley, Erykah Badu, Frazey Ford, The Go-Go’s, Gossip, Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, Heart, Ima, Indigo Girls, Ingrid Michaelson, Janelle Monae, Jennifer Knapp, Jesca Hoop, Jill Hennessy, Jill Scott, Julia Othmer, Kate Miller-Heidke, Kate Nash Katzenjammer, Kelly Clarkson, Ke$ha, La Roux, Lights, Lissie, Loretta Lynn, Lucy Schwartz, Marina & The Diamonds, Martina McBride, Mary J. Blige, Meaghan Smith, Melissa McClelland, Metric, Miranda Lambert, Miranda Lee Richards, Missy Higgins, Nikki Jean, Nneka, Norah Jones, Priscilla Renea, The Rescues, Rosie Thomas, Sara Bareilles, Sarah McLachlan, Serena Ryder, Sheryl Crow, Sia, Sugarland, Susan Justice, Suzanne Vega, Tara MacLean, Tegan and Sara, Toby Lightman, Vedera, Vita Chambers, The Submarines, The Weepies, Ximena Sarinana and Zee Avi.
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