Americana Award Nominees 2017 Announced

Americana Honors and Awards Show Finale 2016

 

The Americana Music Association Announces Honorees for the Americana Honors & Awards Show 2017

 

 

The Americana Music Association has announced this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees.  The five honorees will be celebrated at Americana’s sixteenth Annual Honors & Awards held at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday September 13 2017.

The prestigious event serves as the official kick-off for the eighteenth annual AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference.

Here are the nominees for this year.

Robert Cray will be honored with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance.

Iris DeMent will be honored with this year’s Americana Trailblazer Award.

The Hi Rhythm section will be honored with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist.

Graham Nash will be honored with this year’s Spirit of Americana Free Speech in Music Award

HighTone Records founders Larry Sloven and Bruce Bromberg will be honored with this year’s Jack Emerson Lifetime Achievement Award for Executive.

As previously announced, Van Morrison will be honored with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting.

 

 

Want to share this moment with us? 

Join us on our Total Tennessee Tour.  We will be there Wednesday September 13 at the historic Ryman Auditorium for the 16th annual Honors & Awards.  Tour places include tickets for the Awards, AmericanaFest registration and a music history tour of three States – Tennessee, Mississippi and Virginia.

Places closing in THREE WEEKS.

 

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Author: Rob Dickens

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