Daily Schedule


Americana Music Festival & Conference 2015
September 15th - 20th
Nashville, TN

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DAILY SCHEDULE

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

*  badges required

†  wristbands required

‡  ticket required


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14


NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND & FRIENDS, CIRCLIN’ BACK: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS ­

7:30pm  SOLD OUT

Ryman Auditorium • 116 5th Avenue N.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

AMERICANAFEST KICK-OFF BASH

5pm –Midnight                               

The Basement and Grimey’s New & Preloved Music • 1604 8TH Ave. South

 

MORRISON HOTEL GALLERY PRESENTS: IMAGES OF AMERICANA

5 – 11pm, thru Sat. 19th

Mercy Lounge • 609 Lafayette St.

 

NEVER BROKEN: SONGS ARE ONLY HALF THE STORY

BOOK READING AND SIGNING WITH JEWEL

6 – 8pm                

City Winery Lounge • 609 Lafayette St.


AUSTRALIANA@AMERICANA

Presented by Tamworth Country Music Festival

6 - 8pm and 9 - 11pm

Bluebird Cafe • 4104 Hillsboro Pike

 

AMERICANAFEST OPENING NIGHT SHOWCASE

8pm – Midnight

City Winery • 609 Lafayette St.

 

SIN CITY VS. GUITARTOWN - EASTSIDE THROWDOWN

8pm – 1am

The Basement East • 917 Woodland St.

Open to conference badgeholders and wristbands or $5 at the door.

 


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

 

KHYI 95.3 THE RANGE THE ALL-STAR MORNING SHOW WITH CHUCK TAYLOR

6 – 10am 


Broadcasting live from Soundstage Recording Studio.


LES PAUL’S BIG SOUND EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSICIAN’S HALL OF FAME 10am – 5pm

Wednesday, Sept. 16 – Friday, Sept. 18

Musicians Hall Of Fame • 401 Gay St


SONGS WE LOVE: AMERICANA EDITION*

11am – 1pm

RCA Grand Victor Studio A

Limited seating available


LIVE AT HILLBILLY CENTRAL SESSIONS *

Featuring Ron Sexsmith, Andrea Zonn, Alison Brown, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, and A.J. Croce

11:30 – 3:00pm

Compass Records / Compass Sound Studio • 916 19th Ave. South

RSVP required.



REGISTRATION OPENS

Noon - 4pm

Hutton Hotel


DYLAN DISC BY DISC: THE NASHVILLE RECORDINGS WITH AUTHOR JON BREAM *

Noon – 1:30pm                                           

Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum  •  222 5th Ave. South

Included with museum admission.  Free to museum members and AmericanaFest badge-holders.  Limited seating.  Program pass required. 


THE AMA-UK MID-DAY PARTY

Noon – 2pm

Blue Bar  •  1911 Broadway


EXHIBIT HALL OPEN *

1 - 4pm

Vista C & D  •  Hutton Hotel


ANATOMY OF A SYNC *

2 - 4pm

Vista A  •  Hutton Hotel


ARTIST DEVELOPMENT: SHAKEY GRAVES *

2 – 3:30pm

Vista B  •  Hutton Hotel


BAND WEBSITE EXTREME MAKEOVER PART 1: DEMOLITION DERBY *

2 – 3pm

Midtown Hutton Hotel


ALL BOATS RISE: A COMPREHENSIVE CONVERSATION ON HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF STREAMING SERVICES *

3:30 – 5pm

Vista A  •  Hutton Hotel


FROM THE SONG TO THE BANK *

4 – 5pm

Hillsboro  • Hutton Hotel


COLD AND BITTER TEARS:  THE SONGS OF TED HAWKINSLAUNCH PARTY

5 – 6pm      

The Tin Roof • 1516 Demonbreun St.


BOX OFFICE & REGISTRATION PICK-UP RE-OPENS

5 – 7pm

Ryman Auditorium • 116 5th Avenue N.


14TH ANNUAL AMERICANA HONORS AND AWARDS SHOW

7pm Sharp! (6pm doors)

Ryman Auditorium • 116 5th Avenue N.



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

 

KHYI 95.3 THE RANGE THE ALL-STAR MORNING SHOW WITH CHUCK TAYLOR

Broadcasting live from AmericanaFest 2015

6am – 10am


REGISTRATION DESK OPENS

8:30am – 5:00pm

Hutton Hotel


SYNC LICENSING *

9 - 10am

Hillsboro • Hutton Hotel


SPECIALTY RADIO SHOWS - LAUNCH PADS OR GHETTOS *

9 – 10am

Midtown •Hutton Hotel


GOING ELECTRIC: THE 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF BOB DYLAN’S NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE *

10:30 – 11:30am

Hillsboro • Hutton Hotel


MORNING SHOW BOOT CAMP *

Got What It Takes To Win The Battle For Prime Time Morning Drive Time Ratings?

11am - Noon

Midtown • Hutton Hotel


BUILDING THE TRIBE *

11am – Noon

Vista A • Hutton Hotel


THE VIEW FROM WASHINGTON *

11am – Noon

Vista B • Hutton Hotel


OUTLAWS & GUNSLINGERS LUNCHEON *

Noon – 2pm

Soulshine Pizza •1907 Division St


QUICKSILVER PRODUCTIONS LUNCHEON *

Noon – 2pm

Station Inn • 401 12th Ave South


START YOUR ENGINES LUNCH WITH THE BOTTLE ROCKETS AND THE SURREAL MCCOYS *

Presented by ATA and Rev the Vote

Noon – 2pm

Dan McGuinness Pub •1538 Demonbreun St


SIRIUSXM OUTLAW COUNTRY PRESENTS AMERICANA’S MOST WANTED *

Noon - 1pm

Siriusxm Music City Theatre • Bridgestone Arena Tower • 501 Broadway

Open to conference badge holders and SiriusXM subscribers. Limited seating available.

 

THE MAN FROM MUSCLE SHOALS

Book Reading And Signing With Rick Hall

12:30 – 2pm

Howlin Books At Grimey’s, Too •1702 8th Avenue South


EXHIBIT HALL OPEN *

2 - 5pm

Vista C & D •Hutton Hotel


ACOUSTIC CAFÉ PRESENTS POKEY LAFARGE

2 – 3pm 


Southern Ground Studios • 114 17th Avenue S.


ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL LABEL STRUCTURES FOR INDIE MUSICIANS *

2 - 3pm

Hillsboro •Hutton Hotel


SOUNDEXCHANGE MASTER CLASS *

2 – 3pm

Vista A •Hutton Hotel


CALL DAY ETIQUETTE *

2 - 3pm

Vista B •Hutton Hotel


BREAKING BARRIERS THROUGH #SOCIALNETWORKING *

2 - 3pm

Midtown •Hutton Hotel


ACOUSTIC CAFÉ PRESENTS: WARREN HAYNES *

2 – 3pm  3:30 – 4:30pm

Southern Ground Nashville • 114 17th Ave. South


REPRESENTING EVERYONE BUT THE KITCHEN SINK: AN ETHICAL DILEMMA *

3:30 – 5pm

Hillsboro •Hutton Hotel


SONGLINES MUSIC MEETING *

3:30 – 5pm

Vista B •Hutton Hotel


SPOTIFY MASTER CLASS  *

3:30 – 4:30pm

Vista A •Hutton Hotel


MUSIC TECH MEET UP *

4:45 – 6pm

Vista A • Hutton Hotel


SIRIUSXM OUTLAW COUNTRY PRESENTS RAY WYLIE HUBBARD *

4 - 5pm

Siriusxm Music City Theatre • Bridgestone Arena Tower • 501 Broadway

Open to conference badge holders and SiriusXM subscribers. Limited seating available.


CD BABY PARTY *

5:30 – 7:30pm

Soulshine Pizza •1907 Division St

Badges only. RSVP required.


THE MUDDY ROOTS RECORDS PARTY

5 - 7:30pm

Dan Mcguinness Irish Pub • 1538 Demonbreun St.

Open to conference badge holders and wristbands.


BREAKOUT WEST BBQ

5 - 7:30pm 

The Groove • 1103 Calvin Ave. • East Nashville


HIGH TEA AT TIN ROOF

5 – 8pm 

Tin Roof • 1516 Demonbreun St


20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANA RADIO AIRPLAY CHART COCKTAIL PARTY

5:30 - 7:30pm

Soundstage Recording Studios •12 Music Circle South, Nashville

Due to space restrictions, this is an EVITE-only event.


DARLINGSIDE IN-STORE

6 - 7pm                                 

Grimey’s New & Preloved Music • 1604 8th Ave. South


DARRELL SCOTT AND BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN

6 - 8pm (5pm doors)

Downtown Presbyterian Church • 154 5th Ave. North

Free entry with conference badges and wristbands, or $10 at the door.


AMERICANAFEST AT THE STONE FOX

6 – 8pm

The Stone Fox • 712 51st Ave North3

Open to conference badge holders and wristbands,or $10 at the door.


MUSIC CITY ROOTS: LIVE FROM THE FACTORY

7 - 9:30pm  

The Factory At Franklin • 230 Franklin Rd. • Franklin, TN

Open to conference badge holders and wristbands, or $10 at the door.



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

 

KHYI 95.3 THE RANGE THE ALL-STAR MORNING SHOW WITH CHUCK TAYLOR

Broadcasting live from AmericanaFest 2015

6 – 10am


REGISTRATION DESK OPENS

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Hutton Hotel


MENTORING SESSIONS PART 1 *

9 – 10:30am

Vista B • Hutton Hotel


"I WANT IT BACK - TERMINATION OF GRANTS OF COPYRIGHT" *

Presented by The American Bar Association

9:00 - 10:30am

Hillsboro • Hutton Hotel


COGNITIVE CONSONANCE: MUSIC AND NEUROSCIENCE IN NASHVILLE *

9:30 – 10:30am

Midtown • Hutton Hotel


Mentoring Sessions part 2 *

10:30 - Noon

Vista B • Hutton Hotel


FUNDAMENTALS OF PRODUCING DOCUMENTARIES *

Presented by The American Bar Association

10:45am – 12:15pm

Hillsboro • Hutton Hotel


PANDORA MASTER CLASS *

11 – Noon

Vista A • Hutton Hotel


RALPH PEER’S ROOTS GENRES, RADIO’S FORMATS, AND THE PLACE FOR AMERICANA *

11 – Noon

Midtown • Hutton Hotel


A TASTE OF AUSTRALIA*

Presented by Sounds Australia

Noon – 2pm

Soulshine Pizza •1907 Division St


FOLK MUSIC CANADA LUNCHEON *

Noon – 2pm

Dan McGuinness Irish Pub • 1538 Demonbreun St.


MUSIC LICENSING FOR FILM AND TELEVISION *

1:45 - 3:15pm

Hillsboro • Hutton Hotel


EXHIBIT HALL OPEN *

2 - 5pm

Vista C & D • Hutton Hotel


YOUTUBE MASTERCLASS *

2 – 3pm

Vista A • Hutton Hotel


IT TAKES TWO: THE RISE OF THE DYNAMIC MUSICAL DUOS *

2 – 3pm

Vista B • Hutton Hotel


SYNDICATED RADIO - FROM CONCEPT TO CARRIAGE LIST *

2 – 3pm

Midtown • Hutton Hotel


OFF THE RECORD WITH BRIAN WISE *

2 – 4pm

Soundstage Studios • 12 Music Circle South


UNITED TALENT AGENCY AFTERNOON ESCAPE *

2:30 - 4:30pm

High Watt  • One Cannery Row


MANAGE THIS! *

3:30 – 5pm

Hillsboro • Hutton Hotel


BAND WEBSITE EXTREME MAKEOVER PART 2 *

3:30 – 5pm

Vista A • Hutton Hotel


TERRESTRIAL RADIO – STAYING RELEVANT IN A STREAMING WORLD *

4 – 5pm

Midtown • Hutton Hotel


AN INTRODUCTION TO THE UK AMERICANA INDUSTRY *

4 – 5pm

Vista B • Hutton Hotel


WILD PONIES HAPPY HOUR

4:30 – 7:30pm         

The Family Wash • 626a Main St • East Nashville


UK MIXER *

5 – 6pm

 

Vista B and foyer • Hutton Hotel

 

SXSW MIXER *

5 – 7:30pm 

Mercy Lounge Pool Room • One Cannery Row

 

ROUNDER LABEL GROUP PARTY *

5:30 – 7:30pm 

ONE • One Cannery Row 

 

VISIT MERIDIAN PARTY

5 – 7:30pm        

Soulshine Pizza • 1907 Division St


ORGANIC RECORDS PRESENTS - THE CAROLINA BALL

5 – 8pm   
Dan Mcguinness Irish Pub • 1538 Demonbreun St


ATOMIC MUSIC GROUP – HAPPY HOUR

5 – 8pm                                                        

The Groove • 1103 Calvin Ave. • East Nashville


HECTA IN-STORE

6 - 7pm                                 

Grimey’s New & Preloved Music • 1604 8th Ave. South



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

 

AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP TOWN HALL MEETING *

10 -11am

Hillsboro • Hutton


PICKING IN THE PICKIN’ CORNER

10am – 5pm 

Antique Archaeology At Marathon Village • 1300 Clinton St.

 

AMERICANARAMA VIII

11am - 4pm                         

Grimey’s New & Pre-Loved Music • 1604 8th Ave. South

 

THE AUSSIE BBQ

Presented by Sounds Australia

11am – 6pm        

The 5 Spot • 1006 Forrest Ave. • East Nashville

 

SONGWRITER SESSION: MARY GAUTHIER *

11:30am – 12:30pm 

Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum • 222 5th Ave. South

Included with museum admission. Free to museum members and AmericanaFest badge-holders. Limited seating. Program pass required.


MUSIC EXPORT CANADA PRESENTS: CANADIAN BLAST

Noon – 6pm                                                

Soulshine Pizza • 1907 Division St.

 

MUSICIANS CORNER

Noon - 5pm                                                 

Centennial Park • West End at 27th Ave. North

 

BOOTLEG BBQ

12:30 - 6pm                                                 

The Groove • 1103 Calvin Ave. • East Nashville

 

MAC WISEMAN: CONVERSATION, PERFORMANCE, AND SIGNING *

2 - 3pm                                                         

Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum • 222 5th Ave. South

Included with museum admission. Free to museum members and AmericanaFest badge-holders. Limited seating. Program pass required.

 

THE SOUNDS OF MUSCLE SHOALS

3 - 5pm

The Basement East • 917 Woodland St.

 

AMERICANAFEST AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER

4:45pm (Doors open at 4 pm)                             

Ascend Amphitheater • 301 1st Avenue S

This is a separate ticketed event. AmericanaFest registrants receive a $5 discount on lawn tickets while available.


 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

THE FOURTH ANNUAL GOSPEL BRUNCH

11am - 1pm                         

City Winery • 609 Lafayette St.

Free entry with AmericanaFest badges and wristbands or $15 at the door.

Space is limited – first come, first served.

 

THE SISTER CITY JAM

12:30 – 10:30pm

Blue Bar • 1911 Broadway          

 

WILDWOOD REVIVAL PRESENTS: SUNDAY MORNING COMING DOWN

2 - 6pm

Fond Object At Riverside Village • 1313 Mcgavock Pike • East Nashville

 

Nashville Sunday Night: Jay Farrar performs songs of Son Volt's “Trace”, AND Parker Millsap.

8 – 10pm

3rd and Lindsley • 818 3rd Avenue S.



*  badges required

†  wristbands required

‡  ticket required