(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.
Aaron Lee Tasjan
All Our Exes Live in Texas
The Band of Heathens
The Barefoot Movement
Birds of Chicago
The Blind Boys of Alabama
The Brother Brothers
CALICO the band
Courtney Marie Andrews
Deep Dark Woods
Dirty River Boys
Haas Kowert Tice
Hiss Golden Messenger
The Honey Ants
Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
The Howlin Brothers
John Paul White
Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge
Kacy & Clayton
The Lil Smokies
Low Cut Connie
The McCrary Sisters
Micky and the Motorcars
Mike and The Moonpies
Shane Smith & The Saints
We Banjo 3
The White Buffalo
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.