The annual Americana Music Festival & Conference is one big event that joins legendary artists with upcoming stars, industry professionals, and fans. For six days, all of these people enjoy panels, seminars, showcases, parties, the Annual Americana Honors & Awards Show, and more. It all takes place throughout Music City from September 20th to the 25th. Check out the details below.
Daytime conference activities are held at the Sheraton Hotel. The Americana Music Conference covers the interests and needs of artists, managers, labels, radio stations, publishers, agents, promoters, retailers, legal and business affairs executives, merchandisers, and new media professionals. Conference registration includes admission to all sanctioned events, including evening showcases and the option to purchase a ticket to the Americana Honors & Awards. Register now.
Each night of the Americana Music Festival, the best artists in the industry perform at venues around Nashville. Wristbands are available for purchase, granting admission to all evening showcases. And individual showcase tickets are available for purchase to each show. This year’s lineup includes: Amanda Shires, Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Dori Freeman, Howe Gelb, Jack Ingram, John Fullbright, John Prine, Kaia Kater, Motel Mirrors, My Bubba, Sam Outlaw, Sean Watkins, Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle, The Cordovas, and so much more. Get your wristband.
SPECIAL SHOW AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER
The Lumineers will perform at Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville’s state-of-the-art outdoor venue, as part of AmericanaFest on September 20 & 22.
AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS
The Annual Americana Honors & Awards happens each year at the Ryman Auditorium. The best in the business are honored on this night. And some amazingly memorable performances happen at the Americana Honors & Awards each year. In fact, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash’s last live performance was on the Americana stage. This year it takes place on September 21 and once again the iconic Jim Lauderdale will be the host for a stellar night in Music City. At this moment awards show tickets are available to conference registrants only. Register now.
COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is getting in on the action by hosting special concerts, activities, book signings, and interviews during Americana Music Festival. Dwight Yoakam, Jim Lauderdale, Bob Weir with Buddy Miller, and more are set to perform. Check out the full list.