First Round Of AmericanaFest Performers Announced
The first round of lineup announcements was made today and it’s killer! Some friends as well as personal favorites are on the list and I know many of the others will become artists I adore!
Some of those friends/favorites are: Alejandro Escovedo, American Aquarium, The Black Lillies, Chance McCoy, Dom Flemons, Lindsay Lou, Lula Wiles, Mary Gauthier, Hayley Thompson-King, and Shemekia Copeland, and Sons of Bill.
The text of the press release follows.
“NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 19, 2018) – The Americana Music Association® announced today the first 74 of more than 250 artists slated to perform at the annual AMERICANAFEST®: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs from September 11-16 in Nashville, TN.
“For the 19th consecutive year, the six-day festival and conference will once again fill the city with legends, newcomers, award-winners, and buzz-worthy artists, showcasing the breadth of Americana’s influence on a global scale. With over 250 artists and bands participating, the event promises to be, as described by MOJO Magazine, the “roots alternative to the GRAMMYs® and South by Southwest.”
“A list of the first round of performers can be found below.
“Tying into this announcement, the Americana Music Association® has put 2018 Festival Wristbands on sale to the public at the wallet-friendly price of $75. Available on their website and in Nashville at Grimey’s New & Preloved Music and The Groove, Festival Wristbands allow admission into all evening showcase venues and select sanctioned parties and events.
“Conference Registrations (currently on-sale at the standard rate of $349/$249 for Americana Music Association® members) can be purchased here and offer priority admission into all showcase venues, sanctioned parties, events and daytime educational panels. These passes also provide the opportunity for attendees to purchase up to two tickets per registration for the 17th annual Americana Honors & Awards on Wednesday, September 12 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. At this time, only Conference Registrants may purchase Honors & Awards show tickets.”
The Black Lillies
Drivin N Cryin
The Earls of Leicester
Emily Scott Robinson
Ghost of Paul Revere
Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs
Jamie McLean Band
John Carter Cash
Lee Ann Womack & Friends
Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear
The McCrary Sisters
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Prinz Grizzley and his Beargaroos
The Small Glories
Sons Of Bill
Them Coulee Boys
The War and Treaty
Whiskey Wolves of the West
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