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Americana Music Association℠ Announces Second Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017

Americana Music Association℠ Announces Second Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017

// 6.27.17

Americana Music Association℠ Announces Second Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17

Almost 300 Artists to Play Critically Acclaimed Festival in Nashville, TN

Showcase Wristbands On Sale Now

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:

The Accidentals

Amanda Shires

Angaleena Presley

Becky Warren

Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer


Bonnie Whitmore and Her Band

Boo Ray

Boy Named Banjo

Buddy Miller

The Cactus Blossoms

Cary Morin

Charly Markwart

Cody Canada & The Departed

Colin Hay

Cory Branan

Cris Jacobs

Dalton Domino

Darling West

Darrin Bradbury

David Ramirez

The Dead South

Dean Owens

Doug Seegers

Drive-by Truckers

Dustbowl Revival

Elijah Ocean

Elizabeth Cook

Emily Barker

Flatland Cavalry

Great American Canyon Band

Hayes Carll

Humming House

Iron & Wine

J.P. Harris

Jade Jackson

Joan Osborne

John Hiatt & the Goners

Joshua Hedley

Kaitlin Butts

The Kernal

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

The Last Bandoleros

Lee Roy Parnell

Lilly Hiatt

Lori McKenna


Lukas Nelson

Marc Broussard

Mark O'Connor featuring the O'Connor Band

Matthew Ryan

The Mavericks & Friends

Michigan Rattlers

Nicole Atkins

Noam Pikelny

Nora Jane Struthers

North Mississippi Allstars

Phoebe Hunt

Quaker City Night Hawks

Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Rogue + Jaye


Sammy Brue

The Secret Sisters

Shannon McNally


The Steel Wheels

Suzanne Santo


The Texas Gentlemen

The Tillers

Timmy The Teeth

Tom Brosseau

Tommy Womack

Travis Linville

Twisted Pine

Whiskey Shivers

Whitney Rose

The Wild Reeds

Willie Nile

The Wood Brothers

Wood & Wire

Woody Pines

Yola Carter


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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:


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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