Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas to Perform and Host Americana’s Cross County Lines

Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas to Perform and Host
Americana’s Cross County Lines
Saturday June 1, 2013
At The Factory in Franklin, TN
 
(NASHVILLE, Tenn) April 22, 2013 – The Americana Music Association
announced today plans to produce “Cross County Lines,” a one day
festival/celebration of Roots inspired music to take place in Middle
Tennessee during the early summer of 2014.  A kickoff event has been
planned, hosted by Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas, to raise awareness
and funds to support the not for profit music association’s mission and
will take place Saturday June 1, 2013 at Liberty Hall at The Factory in
Franklin, Tennessee.
 
Legendary artists Krauss and Douglas will host and perform at the
premiere event and have invited special guests Shawn Colvin, Amos Lee,
Sarah Jarosz, Angel Snow and Teddy Thompson to join in what will be a
memorable night of music.
 
The format of the performance is inspired by the Transatlantic
Sessions, a series based in Scotland, co-conceived and musical directed
by Jerry Douglas   The event brings together enormously talented
musicians who collaborate under the direction of Douglas and promises to
be a once in a lifetime evening.  In addition to the aforementioned
artists, a triple scale house band of Gabe Dixon, Shannon
Forrest, Viktor Krauss, Andy Leftwich and Bryan Sutton will perform
throughout the evening with all of the artists.
 
The event will takeplace in Franklin, Tennessee’s landmark Factory in Franklin
building, which originally was built as a wood burning stove factory in
1929.  The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
All proceeds will go to the benefit the Americana Music Association.  Tickets will go on sale Friday April 26 at www.americanamusic.org
with seating at $65 per ticket and General Admission at $45.  Guests
also have a premier seating option to purchase Patron tables. 
 
About the Americana Music Association
Americana Music Association is a
professional non-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 the annual
Americana Music Festival and Conference, Presented by Nissan, which will
take place September 18-22, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Conference
registrations include tickets to its premier capstone event, The
Americana Honors & Awards, takes place at the historic Ryman
Auditorium on Wednesday September 18.  Registration for the Festival and
Conference is now available at discounted early bird rates through the
store at www.americanamusic.org.

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