Americana Honors and Awards 2017 – Line Up Announced

Read the performers, presenters at the Americana Honors & Awards Show 2017


The Americana Music Association℠ Announces its 

16th Annual Honors & Awards Show Performers, Presenters and 

Members of This Year’s All-Star Band

The Americana Music Association℠ announced today that Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller will return to host and musically direct, respectively, the 16th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony.  This year’s program will showcase a mix of musical icons and newcomers that will make the list of performers and presenters for the critically acclaimed program scheduled for Wednesday, September 13 at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium.

The ceremony is the capstone event for the 18th annual AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, held at various venues throughout Nashville.

Returning for the 15th consecutive year, singer-songwriter and Americana Wagonmaster Award recipient Lauderdale will preside as host over the festivities, while Americana’s most-awarded artist, songwriter, musician, and producer Miller takes the reigns of musical direction of the Americana All-Star Band featuring:


Larry Campbell, Robbie Crowell, Jim Hoke, Jerry Pentecost, Chris Wood and the McCrary Sisters


In addition to the annual “Of the Year” awards presented during the program, the 2017 Honors & Awards Show will include this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees:


Robert Cray, Iris DeMent, the Hi Rhythm section, Van Morrison, Graham Nash and HighTone Records Founders Larry Sloven and Bruce Bromberg


Confirmed performers for the 2017 Americana Honors & Awards, in alphabetical order:

Billy Bragg

Brent Cobb

Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Rodney Crowell

Iris DeMent

Drive-By Truckers

Rhiannon Giddens

Joe Henry

Hurray for the Riff Raff

Jason Isbell

The Lumineers

Lori McKenna

Van Morrison

Graham Nash

Old Crow Medicine Show

Sam Outlaw

Margo Price

John Prine

Amanda Shires

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

Aaron Lee Tasjan


The Awards Show and Conference are cornerstone events of our Total Tennessee Tour which kicks off 11 September 2017.  Read about our journey by following the ‘Guided Tours’ tab above.

Read the performers, presenters at the Americana Honors & Awards Show 2017



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