Jason Isbell, John Prine, Van Morrison, Old Crow Medicine Show, Margo Price & More to Perform at 2017 Americana Awards Show

Jason Isbell, John Prine, Van Morrison, Old Crow Medicine Show, Margo Price & More to Perform at 2017 Americana Awards Show

The 2017 Americana Honors & Awards will feature an all-star cast of performers this year, including Jason Isbell, John Prine, Van Morrison, Old Crow Medicine Show, Lee Ann Womack, Lori McKenna, Margo Price, Rodney Crowell and more. In addition, Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller will return to host and musically direct the show for the 16th year.

The 2017 Americana Honors & Awards show will be held September 13 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony is the centerpiece of AmericanaFest (Sept. 12–17), which features almost 300 artists performing at different venues throughout Nashville. For ticket information, visit americanamusic.org.

Check out the full list of performers below, as well as the full list of nominees.

Performers
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

Artist of the Year
Jason Isbell
John Prine
Lori McKenna
Margo Price
Sturgill Simpson

Duo/Group of the Year
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry
Drive-By Truckers
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives
The Lumineers

Emerging Artist of the Year
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Amanda Shires
Brent Cobb
Sam Outlaw

Song of the Year
“All Around You” – Sturgill Simpson (Written by Sturgill Simpson)
“It Ain’t Over Yet” – Rodney Crowell (feat. Rosanne Cash & John Paul White) (Written by Rodney Crowell)
“To Be Without You” – Ryan Adams (Written by Ryan Adams)
“Wreck You” – Lori McKenna (Written by Lori McKenna and Felix McTeigue)

Instrumentalist of the Year
Spencer Cullum Jr.
Jen Gunderman
Courtney Hartman
Charlie Sexton

photo by Jason Simanek

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