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AmericanaFest NYC Features Bob Weir, Lucinda Williams, Dr. John, Parker Millsap and More

New York — More than 10,000 attended this weeknd’s acclaimed “AmericanaFest NYC,” a partnership with Lincoln Center‘s
Out of Doors Series. Celebrating its third year, Americanafest NYC
delivered with a 40th Anniversary Tribute to the Last Waltz featuring:
Bob Weir, Dr. John, Buddy Miller, Lucinda Williams, Howard Johnson,
Patty Griffin, Anderson East and Parker Millsap, with Those Pretty
Wrongs, Mary Gauthier, The Cactus Blossoms, Teddy Thompson & Kelly
Jones and Dwight Yoakam rounding out the weekend. 
“We
were thrilled with the attendance and want to thank, again, the team at
Lincoln Center for their incredible partnership. This event keeps
getting better and better,” says Americana Music Association’s Executive
Director, Jed Hilly. 

The
weekend offered a taste of what to expect during this year’s Festival
and Conference taking place in Nashville, September 20-25. For more
information on ticketing and registration, please visit:
www.americanamusic.org.

PHOTOS: 
Top
Row (L-R): Bob Weir, Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Bandshell, Americana
Music Association’s Executive Director, Jed Hilly. (Photo Credit: Kevin
Yatarola)

Caption
for Group Photo: Bob Weir, Columbia/Legacy Recordings and ROAR
celebrate Weir’s signing to the label and the release of his new solo
record Blue Mountain on August 4th at McKittrick Hotel in New York.

Group
Photo, L to R: Kristina “Red” Tanner (ROAR), Matt Maher (ROAR), Richard
Story (President, Commercial Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment),
Adam Block (President, Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment), Bob
Weir, Kraig Fox (ROAR), Jed Hilly (Americana Music Association), Liz
Norris (ROAR), Bernie Cahill (ROAR) and Matt Busch (ROAR). (Photo
Credit: Gary Gershoff)


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About the Americana Music Association
The
Americana Music Association is a professional not-for-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 Americana Music Festival &
Conference and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards
program. The Americana Music Association receives enormous support from
the Tennessee Department of Tourism, Nashville Convention & Visitors
Corp, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Music City Networks, ASCAP, BMI,
SESAC, SoundExchange, and AT&T. For more information, or to purchase
an Americana Music Festival & Conference registration, please visit
www.americanamusic.org. 

About AmericanaFest
The
17th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference will take place
September 20-25, 2016. The event brings together fans and music industry
professionals alike, offering six days of celebration through seminars,
panels and networking opportunities by day and raw, battery recharging
showcases each night. The Americana Honors & Awards Show is the
featured performance of the festivities, taking place at the historic
Ryman Auditorium. T Bone Burnett will be delivering the keynote speech.
For information on how to purchase a conference registration, please
visit www.americanamusic.org.

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