AmericanaFest 2018 – Second Round Announcement

See the second round of performers appearing at AmericanaFest 2018



Americana Music Festival and Conference 2018

100 More Performers Announced

September 11 to 16

The Americana Music Association announced today a major bunch of the more than 250 artists slated to perform at the annual AmericanaFest: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs from September 11-16 in Nashville, Tennessee.

For the 19th consecutive year, the six-day festival and conference will once again fill the city with a rich and diverse array of artists, showcasing the breadth of the Americana music movement.

A list of ALL performers revealed to date can be found in the banner above and, alphabetically, the new additions are as follows:

Aaron Lee Tasjan
Amy Helm
Amythyst Kiah
Andrew Combs
Ashley Monroe
Asleep at the Wheel
Austin Lucas
Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons
Blackfoot Gypsies
Bobby Long
Bones Owens
Bottle Rockets
Buffalo Gospel
Caleb Caudle
Candi Staton
Carson McHone
Courtney Marie Andrews
Daniel Donato
Darling West
Doug Seegers
Esther Rose
Fanny Lumsden
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Great Peacock
Guthrie Trapp
Guy Davis
Hayes Carll
I’m With Her
Ian Noe
J2B2 (John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band)
Jackie Greene
Jason Boland & The Stragglers
Jedd Hughes
Jill Andrews
Jim Lauderdale
Jim White
John Hiatt
John Paul Keith
John Prine and Friends
John Smith
Johnny Irion
Kaia Kater
Kelsey Waldon
Kirby Brown
Kristin Andreassen
Kyle Daniel
Leah Blevins
Lera Lynn
Logan Ledger
Lucie Silvas
Mando Saenz
Mandy Barnett
Mike Farris
Mindy Smith
Molly Tuttle
My Politic
Nicki Bluhm
Ordinary Elephant
Peter Case
Phil Cook
Pony Bradshaw
River Whyless
Robbie Fulks with Linda Gail Lewis
Robby Hecht & Caroline Spence
Ross Cooper
Ruby Boots
Ruen Brothers
Sam Morrow
Sarah Borges
Sugaray Rayford Band
The Americans
The Andy Golledge Band
The Band of Heathens
The Josephines
The Last Revel
The Milk Carton Kids
The Nude Party
The Reckless Electric
The Suffers
The Watson Twins
The Way Down Wanderers
Tim Bluhm
Tommy Ash
Treetop Flyers
Tyler Ramsey
Tyrone Cotton
Van William
Will Hoge
William the Conqueror


And there’s another 100 artists to be added!

AMERICANAFEST® showcases more than 250 artists and bands throughout notable venues in Music City, including the Mercy Lounge, City Winery, 3rd & Lindsley and The Station Inn, just to name a few.  The destination event also features a conference, bringing together the top-tier of the music business to discuss current industry topics and issues over panels and workshops.   Official and unofficial showcases abound throughout the week.  Other showcase events are presented by industry – record labels, cities, States.  The week of festivities is kicked off by the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards, which celebrates Americana luminaries and welcomes the next generation of trailblazers while offering one-of-a-kind performance pairings at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium.

We are returning this year!  The Trifest Music Tour 2018 will start in Nashville for AmericanaFest.

You can join us here, as well as embrace the Rhythm and Roots Reunion in Bristol Virginia/Tennessee and the Roots n Blues n BBQ festival in Columbia Missouri.

Find out about joining the TriFest Music Tour – two places left


See the second round of performers appearing at AmericanaFest 2018

See the second round of performers appearing at AmericanaFest 2018



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Author: Rob Dickens

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