Americana Music Association Festival & Conference

Lucinda Williams, Peter Rowan, Nanci Griffith,  James McMurtry, & Blind Boys of Alabama  Attending Americana Music Association Festival & Conference

 Tickets to Honors & Award Show Almost Sold Out 

September 2, 2011-Nashville, TNLost Highway Recording Artist and Americana trailblazer Lucinda Williams will be attending the association’s Honors & Award show at the Ryman Auditorium, Thursday October 13th, 2011.  Meanwhile, more than twenty additional artists showing the depth and diversity of the genre, have joined the list of performers slated to showcase October 12-15 during the evening music festival.  

The latest round of showcase artists to confirm are
Amanda Shires ~ Ben Sollee ~ Blind Boys of Alabama ~ Bobby Keys & the Suffering Bastards ~ Brian Wright
~ Brigitte DeMeyer ~ Chris Altmann ~ Deadman  ~ Decoys Muscle Shoals Tribute ~The Deep Dark Woods ~ Eric Brace & Peter Cooper ~ Farewell Milwaukee ~ Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen ~ Gleny Rae Virus and her Tamworth Playboys ~ Hayes Carll ~ Henry Wagons ~ James McMurtry ~ Meg Hutchison ~ Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore ~ Nanci Griffith ~ Orbo & The Longshots ~ Packway Handle Band ~ Peter Rowan~ Romantica~ Ryan Tanner ~ Sam Lianas ~ Scott Miller & Vic Harrison of the V-roys ~ Sierra Hull & Highway 111 ~ Tara Nevins ~ The Milk Carton Kids  ~ The 1861 Project ~ Tom T Hall Tribute ~ The Wilders~ The Wylos ~The Wronglers with Jimmie Dale Gilmore and more to be announced…
Previously confirmed are:
Amy LaVere ~ Black Lillies ~ Blackie and the Rodeo Kings ~ The
Bottle Rockets ~ Carrie Rodriguez ~ Catherine Britt ~ The Civil Wars ~ Connie Smith ~ The David Mayfield Parade ~ David Wax Museum ~ The Dirt Daubers ~Elephant Revival ~ Elizabeth Cook ~ The Farewell Drifters ~ Foster & Lloyd~ The Gourds ~ Grayson Capps ~ The Greencards ~ Gurf Morlix  ~ Hymn forHer ~ Ian McLagan ~ The Jayhawks ~ JD Souther ~ John Oates ~ Kelly Willis &Bruce Robison ~ Kenny Vaughan  ~ Lake Street Dive ~ Lera Lynn~ Malcolm Holcombe~ Marshall Chapman ~ Marty Stuart ~ Matraca Berg ~ New Country Rehab ~North Mississippi Allstars ~ Patrick Sweany ~ Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three ~
Tim Easton ~ Tommy Womack & the Rush to Judgment~ The Vespers ~ Will Hoge~ and Will Kimbrough

Wristbands good for all four nights at five of Nashville’s hippest venues are a steal.  Just $50 gets you a chance to hear for yourself why Americana Music has quietly become the fastest growing genre of music today.  Wristbands can be bought online at, or at Grimey’s Pre-loved Music in Nashville.

If you are interested in the business of music, the AMERICANA CONFERENCE IS A MUST ATTEND EVENT!  Early Bird Rates still available for full Festival and Conference Registrations!  Click HERE NOW to save $50 off the Walk up Price.  Full Festival and Conference Registrations get you in to all day and night time events including a ticket to our critically acclaimed Honors & Awards show Thursday October 13th at the historically cool Ryman Auditorium. 

Tickets to the HONORS & AWARDS are still available for non conference registrants, but they are almost SOLD OUT!  Confirmed to attend include: Jim Lauderdale, Robert Plant and the Band of Joy, Gregg Allman, Hayes Carll, The Civil Wars, Elizabeth Cook, Justin Townes Earle, Jessica Lea Mayfield, The Secret Sisters & more.


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