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2018 Schedule

Planning for this year's event is still underway. For now, you can view an outline below of what's to come at the 19th annual AMERICANAFEST®. To view last year's complete schedule to get a feel for our event, click here.

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DAILY SCHEDULE

**All event are subjects to change and additional events will be added**

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018

2:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Westin Hotel

Registration Desk opens

 

7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Music Festival Showcases at The Basement, The High Watt, Cannery Ballroom, City Winery, ACME Feed & Seed, and 3rd & Lindsley

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Westin Hotel

Registration Desk opens

 

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Westin Hotel

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

 

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Westin Hotel

Panel Sessions

 

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Ryman Auditorium

Registration Desk opens

 

6:30 pm, Ryman Auditorium

17th Annual Americana Honors and Awards

 

10:00 pm – 1:00 am

Music Festival Showcases at 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, The Basement East, The High Watt, Mercy Lounge, Cannery Ballroom, City Winery, The Station Inn, The 5 Spot, and the Family Wash.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Westin Hotel

Registration Desk opens

 

9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Westin Hotel

Panel Sessions

 

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Westin Hotel

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

 

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Offsite Parties and Events TBA

 

7:30 pm – 1:00 am

Music Festival Showcases at 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, The Basement East, The High Watt, Mercy Lounge, Cannery Ballroom, The Anchor, The Local, City Winery, The Station Inn, Musician’s Corner, The 5 Spot, Third Man Records, Music City Roots at the Factory in Franklin, and 12th & Porter.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Westin Hotel

Registration Desk open

 

9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Westin Hotel

Panel Sessions

 

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Westin Hotel

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

 

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Offsite Parties and Events TBA

 

7:30 pm – 1:00 am

Music Festival Showcases at 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, The Basement East, The

High Watt, Mercy Lounge, Cannery Ballroom, The Anchor, The Local, City Winery, The Station Inn, The 5 Spot, Music City Roots at the Factory in Franklin, 12th & Porter, and The Family Wash.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018

10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Westin Hotel

Registration Desk opens

 

10:00 am -11:00 am, Westin Hotel

Americana Music Association® Town Hall / Membership Meeting

 

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Various offsite parties and events TBA

 

8:00 pm – 1:00 am

Music Festival Showcases at 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, The Basement East, The High Watt, Mercy Lounge, Cannery Ballroom, The Anchor, The Local, City Winery, The Station Inn, The 5 Spot, Music City Roots at the Factory in Franklin, 12th & Porter, and The Family Wash.

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018

10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Various offsite parties and events TBA