AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION℠ ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUND OF PERFORMERS FOR AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017
Almost 300 Artists to Play Critically Acclaimed Festival in Nashville, TN
Lineup to Include: Nicole Atkins, Hayes Carll, Yola Carter, Elizabeth Cook, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Drive-By Truckers, Joshua Hedley, John Hiatt & the Goners, Phoebe Hunt, Iron & Wine, Lori McKenna, Lukas Nelson, Rogue + Jaye, The Secret Sisters, Amanda Shires and The Wild Reeds
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) June 28, 2017 – The Americana Music Association℠ announced today the second round of almost 300 artists slated to perform at the 18th Annual AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs from September 12-17 in Nashville, TN.
The six-day festival will fill the city with legends, newcomers, award winners, and buzz bands, showcasing the breadth of Americana’s influence. With almost 300 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 84 performers announced can be found below, bringing the current line-up to 187 artists, which can be viewed here.
AMERICANAFEST℠ Conference Registrations (currently $299 for members/$399 for non-members) offer priority admission into all showcase venues, sanctioned parties and events, daytime educational panels, and can be purchased here. At this time, only Conference Registrants may purchase Honors & Awards show tickets. If you’re just interested in the nightly showcases, a festival wristband will be your most suitable option at the wallet-friendly price of $75. Available on their website, a festival wristband grants admission into all showcase venues as well as select sanctioned parties and special events.
Second Round of Artists Confirmed to Play AMERICANAFEST℠:
Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer
Bonnie Whitmore and Her Band
Boy Named Banjo
The Cactus Blossoms
Cody Canada & The Departed
The Dead South
Great American Canyon Band
Iron & Wine
John Hiatt & the Goners
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
The Last Bandoleros
Lee Roy Parnell
Mark O’Connor featuring the O’Connor Band
The Mavericks & Friends
Nora Jane Struthers
North Mississippi Allstars
Quaker City Night Hawks
Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm
Rogue + Jaye
The Secret Sisters
The Steel Wheels
The Texas Gentlemen
Timmy The Teeth
The Wild Reeds
The Wood Brothers
Wood & Wire
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.americanamusic.org.
About AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference
The 18th annual AMERICANAFEST℠ will take place Sept. 12-17, 2017. The event will once again bring together fans and music industry professionals alike, offering six days of celebration through seminars, panels and networking opportunities by day and raw artist showcases by night.
The Americana Honors & Awards Show is the hallmark event of the week’s festivities and will take place at the historic Ryman Auditorium on September 13. For the 2017 Americana Honors & Awards Spotify Playlist, visit: http://spoti.fi/2q0wM8P
About The Americana Music Association℠
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 AMERICANAFEST℠: 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, Epiphone, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Music City Networks, ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC.
For more information and ticketing, visit http://americanamusic.org/buy-your-pass.
For more information on the Americana Music Association℠ and to become a member, please visit:
Official Website: americanamusic.org