AmericanaFest 2017 – First Round Artist Announcement

(L-R) Top Row: Brandy Clark, Hiss Golden Messenger, Turnpike Troubadours

(L-R) Bottom Row: Charley Crockett, Deer Tick, Bettye LaVette

 

Americana Music Association Announces First Round of Performers 

for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17

More Than 230 Artists to Play Critically Acclaimed Festival in Nashville

Lineup to Include: Brandy Clark, Hiss Golden Messenger, Turnpike Troubadours, Charley Crockett, Deer Tick, Bettye LaVette, Courtney Marie Andrews, Blank Range, Bruce Robison, Chastity Brown, Don Bryant, Futurebirds, Jason Eady, Rodney Crowell, SUSTO, The White Buffalo

The Americana Music Association℠ announced today the first 103 of more than 230 artists slated to perform at the 17th Annual AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs from September 12-17 in Nashville, TN.

You can be there as part of our all-escorted and arranged Total Tennessee Tour – see here for info.

Limited Places and Closing Soon!!

The six-day festival will fill the city with legends, newcomers, award winners, and buzz bands, showcasing the breadth of Americana’s influence. With over 230 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.

AJ Hobbs
Allison Pierce
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Alice Wallace
All Our Exes Live in Texas
Ana Egge
Andrew Combs
Andy Golledge
Austin Plaine
Balkun Brothers
The Band of Heathens
The Barefoot Movement
Beaver Nelson
Becca Mancari
Bettye LaVette
Birds of Chicago
Blank Range
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Boomswagglers
Brandy Clark
Brent Cobb
Brent Cowles
Brian Wright
The Brother Brothers
Brothers Comatose
Bruce Robison
CALICO the band
Caamp
Caitlin Canty
Carl Anderson
Caroline Spence
Carsie Blanton
Casey James
Charley Crockett
Charlie Parr
Chastity Brown
Ciaran Lavery
Cordovas
Courtney Marie Andrews
Darlingside
David Childers
David Luning
David Starr
Deep Dark Woods
The Deer
Deer Tick
The Deslondes
Dirty River Boys
Don Bryant
Dori Freeman
Elise Davis
Eric Ambel
Erin Rae
Forlorn Strangers
Futurebirds
Haas Kowert Tice
Hiss Golden Messenger
The Honey Ants
Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
The Howlin Brothers
Hugh Masterson
Jason Eady
Jaime Wyatt
Jesse Terry
Jim Lauderdale
John Paul White
Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge
Kacy & Clayton
Kasey Chambers
Leeroy Stagger
Leslie Stevens
Lillie Mae
The Lil Smokies
Lindi Ortega
Little Bandit
Low Cut Connie
Luke Bulla
The McCrary Sisters
Micky and the Motorcars
Mike and The Moonpies
Mipso
Molly Tuttle
My Bubba
Patrick Sweany
Paul Cauthen
Paul Thorn
Pony Bradshaw
Quiet Life
Renn
Rev Sekou
Rodney Crowell
SUSTO
Shane Smith & The Saints
Them Rubies
Turnpike Troubadours
Tyler Childers
Wade Bowen
Walter Salas-Humara
We Banjo 3
The White Buffalo
Wildwood Kin
William Wild
Willie Watson

 

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.  Van Morrison has already been announced as one of the Award recipients this year.

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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Author: Rob Dickens

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