AmericanaFest Adds Another Round Of Performers
I am attending my first AmericanaFest this year and could not be more excited! Some friends have already been announced – Aaron Lee Tasjan, The Ballroom Thieves, The Black Lillies, Brian Wright, Dietrich Strause, some members of The O’Connor Band; there are artists I love and others I know I will love once I hear them.
The Americana Music Association proudly unveiled its second round of AmericanaFest 2016 performers today. Today’s additions bring the 17th Annual AmericanaFest artist list to 121, with more than 180 artists to be announced by the first week in September.
The current list of confirmed performers is here:
Aaron Lee Tasjan
B R U N S
The Ballroom Thieves
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry
Birger Olsen (of Denver)
BJ Barham (of American Aquarium)
The Black Lillies
The Bottle Rockets
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers
The Cactus Blossoms
Cedric Burnside Project
Charlie Faye & The Fayettes
The Fearless Kin
Green River Ordinance
The Handsome Family
Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer
The Infamous Stringdusters
John Paul White
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
The Last Bandoleros
Lee Ann Womack
Lewis & Leigh
The Lonely Heartstring Band
The O’Connor Band featuring Mark O’Connor
Penny & Sparrow
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle
Sons of Bill
Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones
Tony Joe White
William Clark Green
William the Conqueror
Wynonna & The Big Noise
More than 180 artists are slated to perform during the 17th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference which runs from September 20-25 in Nashville, Tennessee. The six-day festival will fill Music City with legends, newcomers, award winners, and buzz bands, showcasing the breadth of Americana’s influence.
Showcase wristbands are currently on sale ($60) and allow admission into all showcase venues, some sanctioned parties and special events, and can be purchased here. Festival and Conference registrations ($275 for members/$375 for non-members) offer priority admission into all showcase venues, sanctioned parties and events, daytime educational panels. Conference registrants may purchase a ticket to the Americana Honors & Awards show at the historic Ryman Auditorium, and can be purchased here.
The Americana Music Association is a professional not-for-profit trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American roots music around the world. The Association produces events throughout the year; including the Americana Music Festival & Conference and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards program. The Americana Music Association receives enormous support from the Tennessee Department of Tourism, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Music City Networks, Pandora, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, SoundExchange, AT&T, and Yazoo Brewing Company, For more information, or to purchase an Americana Music Festival & Conference registration, please visit www.americanamusic.org.
The 17th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference will take place September 20-25, 2016. The event brings together fans and music industry professionals alike, offering six days of celebration through seminars, panels and networking opportunities by day and raw, battery recharging showcases each night. The 15th Annual Americana Honors & Awards Show (September 21) is the main performance event of the week, taking place at the historic Ryman Auditorium. T Bone Burnett will be delivering the keynote speech.
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