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2018 AmericanaFest By the Numbers

2018 AmericanaFest By the Numbers

2018 AmericanaFest took over Nashville during the week of Sept. 11–16, with the Honors & Awards ceremony on Sept. 12 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium serving as the week’s centerpiece. Nashville’s 19th annual celebration of Americana music was another resounding success, with many of the figures exceeding totals from previous years. 2018 AmericanaFest By the Numbers…MORE

AmericanaFest Lineup Features Hundreds of Artists, Including Lee Ann Womack, John Prine, Brandy Clark, Ashley Monroe, Rosanne Cash & More

AmericanaFest Lineup Features Hundreds of Artists, Including Lee Ann Womack, John Prine, Brandy Clark, Ashley Monroe, Rosanne Cash & More

Nashville’s AmericanaFest (Sept. 11–16) has nailed down its list of more than 250 artists slated to perform during the six-day festival, including John Prine, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Lee Ann Womack, Rosanne Cash, Hayes Carll, Brandy Clark, Ashley Monroe, Tyler Childers, Amanda Shires and more. The nominees for the 2018 Americana Honors & Awards were…MORE

AmericanaFest Announces Final Round of Performers, Including Lee Ann Womack, Reckless Kelly, Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer, Sam Outlaw & More

AmericanaFest Announces Final Round of Performers, Including Lee Ann Womack, Reckless Kelly, Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer, Sam Outlaw & More

Almost 300 artists will descend upon Nashville for the 17th annual AmericanaFest on Sept. 12–17. Today (Aug. 1), the Americana Music Association announced the final round of artists who are slated to perform during the six-day event, including Lee Ann Womack, Reckless Kelly, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Sam Outlaw and more. Previously announced performers…MORE

AmericanaFest Announces Second Round of Performers, Including Hayes Carll, Amanda Shires, Lori McKenna & More

AmericanaFest Announces Second Round of Performers, Including Hayes Carll, Amanda Shires, Lori McKenna & More

Almost 300 artists will descend upon Nashville for the 17th annual AmericanaFest on Sept. 12–17. Today (June 28), the Americana Music Association announced the second round of artists—84 in total—who are slated to perform during the six-day event, including Hayes Carll, Amanda Shires, Lori McKenna, Drive-By Truckers, David Ramirez, The Wood Brothers and more. Previously…MORE

2017 AmericanaFest Announces More Than 100 Performers, Including Brandy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Turnpike Troubadours, Bruce Robison & More

2017 AmericanaFest Announces More Than 100 Performers, Including Brandy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Turnpike Troubadours, Bruce Robison & More

More than 230 artists will descend upon Nashville for the 17th annual AmericanaFest on Sept. 12–17, including Brandy Clark and Rodney Crowell. Today (May 25), the Americana Music Association announced the first round of artists—103 in total—who are slated to perform during the six-day event. In addition to Brandy and Rodney, other notable performers include…MORE

Van Morrison to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement for Songwriting at Americana Awards

Van Morrison to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement for Songwriting at Americana Awards

Van Morrison will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting at the 2017 Americana Honors and Awards on Sept. 13 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Van follows in the esteemed footsteps of past winners John Prine, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, John Fogerty and more. Van, who penned such tunes as “Brown Eyed Girl,” “Into…MORE

11 Must-See Acts at This Year’s Americana Music Festival

11 Must-See Acts at This Year’s Americana Music Festival

The 17th annual Americana Music Festival invades Nashville for six days and nights next week (Sept. 20–25). With more than 200 acts hitting 14 stages around town, Music City becomes Roots Music City for the week. While it’s impossible to see every show (you’d need the ability to time-warp), NCD has you covered with the…MORE

Americana-rama

Americana-rama

The Americana Music Association announced its final round of artists performing during the 17th annual AmericanaFest in Nashville from Sept. 20–25. The lineup now includes Dwight Yoakam, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Rodney Crowell, Sam Outlaw, Town Mountain, William Clark Green, Wynonna, Jim Lauderdale and many, many more. Tickets are on sale now.MORE

George Strait to Honor Jim Lauderdale at This Year’s Americana Awards

George Strait to Honor Jim Lauderdale at This Year’s Americana Awards

Jim Lauderdale is getting a big honor this year . . . and it’s not because of his magnificent hair. The Americana Honors and Awards Show will be honoring Jim with a lifetime achievement award at this year’s show on Sept. 21 at the Ryman Auditorium—and none other than George Strait will be presenting the…MORE

2015 Americana Honors & Awards Winners

2015 Americana Honors & Awards Winners

The 14th annual Americana Honors and Awards were held at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium last night (Sept. 16) to celebrate the year’s best and brightest in roots music and its many related, eclectic offshoots. Hosted as usual by Jim Lauderdale, the event featured music by the Buddy Miller-led house band and performances from Lee Ann Womack, Don…MORE

Navigating the 2015 Americana Music Festival: NCW’s Picks

Navigating the 2015 Americana Music Festival: NCW’s Picks

With more than 150 acts rolling into Nashville for the 14th annual Americana Music Festival Sept. 15–20, Music City becomes Roots Music City for the week. While there are plenty of “don’t miss” performances, such as: The Mavericks Thurs., Sept. 17, Music City Roots, 7 p.m. Ry Cooder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs Thurs., Sept. 17, 3rd & Lindsley,…MORE

Navigating the 2014 Americana Music Festival: CW’s Picks

Navigating the 2014 Americana Music Festival: CW’s Picks

Four nights, nine music venues, 165 live performances—the Americana Music Fest invades downtown Nashville on Sept. 17 for a smorgasbord of sound that’s unmatched in roots music. It officially gets underway with the 2014 Americana Honors & Awards on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Ryman Auditorium with Jason Isbell, Rosanne Cash and Robert Ellis leading nominations…MORE

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Nashville New Year

Nashville New Year

You can ring in the New Year in Nashville with a free show featuring Keith Urban, Brett Young, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian and Fisk Jubilee Singers. The free event—dubbed the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville—will take place at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Gates will open at 4 p.m. CT on Dec. 31.