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July 18 - Americana Music Association® Reveals Final Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST® 2019, September 10-15

May 30 - Americana Music Association® Announces First Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST® 2019, September 10-15

May 14 - Americana Awards Nominations 2019: Women Lead the Way (Rolling Stone)

May 14 - Americana Awards: Women Dominate 2019 Nominations (Tennessean)

February 10 - Americana Artists Salute John Prine at Annual Pre-GRAMMY Awards Gathering at The Troubadour (Los Angeles Times)

February 7 - Americana Music Association® and ACL to Premiere the "Americana 17th Annual Honors" - Feb. 9 on PBS

February 7 - Watch the "Americana 17th Annual Honors" on PBS' Austin City Limits

February 6 - Nathaniel Rateliff, Lukas Nelson Cover Creedence on ‘Austin City Limits’


November 19 - CMT to Premiere “2018 AMERICANAFEST®” on December 6

October 1 - The Americana Music Association® Wraps Up 19th Annual AMERICANAFEST®, Following Thousands of Attendees Gathering in Music City for Over 500 Performances in 62 Venues

September 12 - And the Winners of the 2018 Americana Honors & Awards Are…

May 16 - AMA Announces Its 2018 Honors & Award Nominees During An Intimate Ceremony At The Country Music Hall of Fame Museum






AMERICANAFEST℠, described by Mojo as “the roots music alternative to the GRAMMYs and SXSW,” will bring more than 200 artists to multiple venues around Music City, including 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, City Winery, The High Watt, The Cannery Ballroom, Mercy Lounge, The Family Wash, Station Inn, Downtown Presbyterian Church and The 5 Spot, to name a few. The event includes Nashville’s most comprehensive music industry conference, featuring the best and the brightest on panels and workshops throughout the week.

The growth of Americana as a genre - curated and cultivated by the Americana Music Association℠ - is evidenced by milestones over the years, including both Billboard and the Official Charts Company in the UK adding Americana to its list of album sales charts; multiple GRAMMY categories; partnerships with NPR and and PBS; the curation of special events around the globe including AMERICANAFEST NYC at Lincoln Center; and newly formed partnerships with the Americana Music Association UK and Americana Music Association Australia.      
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About AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference
The 20th annual AMERICANAFEST® will take place September 10-15, 2019 in Nashville, Tenn. 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 Americana Honors & Awards Show is the featured performance of the festivities, taking place at the historic Ryman Auditorium.

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.

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