Daily Schedule


Americana Music Festival & Conference 2014
September 17th - 21st
Nashville, TN

 

Americana Music Festival & Conference Brings the Best and the Brightest to Nashville for one of the Nations Premier Music Education Events.

The 2013 Americana Music Festival & Conference, presented by Nissan (Sept. 18-22) included over 180 panelists on more than 40 educational workshops addressing all facets of the music industry. Whether you’re an artist, attorney, marketer, publisher, publicist, booking agent or broadcaster, the Conference portion of our event is where you connect with experts from top organizations to help you develop your music career and maximize your potential in the ever-changing music business landscape. 

Highlights of the 2013 business conference included the Keynote from the RIAA Chairman and CEO, Cary Sherman, interviews with artists Rosanne Cash, Dr. John, Billy Bragg and Delbert McClinton with Glen Clark and conversations with the some of the most influential Thought Leaders in the music industry today.

Attendees experienced the unique and intimate setting of Americanafest along with business associates from the A2IM, The American Bar Association, The MusiCares, BMI, SESAC, Fender, Billboard, SoundExchange, Patreon, Future of Music Coalition, Banzoogle, Music City Networks, BBC, AC Entertainment, AEG-TMG, Paradigm, MailChimp, NoiseTrade, Record Store Day, Rockhouse Partners, Topspin Media and literally hundreds more from the major label to the DIY.

 

DAILY SCHEDULE

**All event subjects to change**

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014

5:00 pm, The Basement, Grimey’s New & Preloved Music, & Howlin Books

Americana Festival & Conference Kick-Off Bash

Love attending the Americana Music Festival & Conference, but hate waiting in the long registration lines on Wednesday? Join us at the Basement on Tuesday, September 16 at 5:00 pm to pick up your credentials early, mingle and hear great music! The music will be from 6pm to midnight. Performing artists are to be announced, but we assure you that you won't want to miss it! Program books and goody bags will be available at the Registration desk at the Hutton Hotel beginning at noon on Wednesday. We hope to see you there!

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

Noon – 4 pm, Hutton Hotel

Registration Desk opens

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Hutton Hotel

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Hutton Hotel & Palmer Plaza

Panel Sessions

5:00 pm, Ryman Auditorium

Box Office Opens

7:00 pm sharp, historic Ryman Auditorium

13th Annual Americana Honors and Awards

10:00 pm – 1:00am

Music Festival Showcases at The Basement, Cannery Ballroom, City Winery, The High Watt, The Mercy Lounge, The Rutledge and Station Inn

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Hutton Hotel

Registration Desk opens

9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Hutton Hotel & Palmer Plaza

Panel Sessions

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Hutton Hotel

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Offsite Parties and Events TBA

7:00 pm – 9:30pm, The Factory in Franklin

Music City Roots

8:00 pm – 1:00am

Music Festival Showcases at 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, Cannery Ballroom, City Winery, The High Watt, The Listening Room, The Mercy Lounge, The Rutledge, and Station Inn

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Hutton Hotel

Registration Desk open

9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Hutton Hotel & Palmer Plaza

Panel Sessions

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Hutton Hotel

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Offsite Parties and Events TBA

8:00 pm – 1:00 am

Music Festival Showcases at 3rd & Lindsley, 5 Spot, The Basement, Cannery Ballroom, City Winery, The High Watt, The Listening Room, The Mercy Lounge, The Rutledge, and Station Inn

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014

9 am - Noon, Hutton Hotel

Registration Desk opens

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

AMA Town Hall / Membership Meeting

11:00am – 7:00pm

Various offsite parties and events TBA

5:00 pm, Riverfront Park

The Avett Brothers at Americanafest 2014 with special guests TBA

8:00 pm – 1:00 am

Music Festival Showcases at 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, City Winery, The High Watt, The Mercy Lounge, The Rutledge, and Station Inn

 

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2014

10:00am – 7:00pm

Various offsite parties and events TBA