Americana Music Association℠ Announces Final Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17 |

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Americana Music Association℠ Announces Final Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17

Americana Music Association℠ Announces Final Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17

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Americana Music Association℠ Announces Final Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17

Almost 300 Artists to Play Critically Acclaimed Festival in Nashville, TN

Lineup to Include: Dave Alvin, Jamtown, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Leyla McCalla, Colter Wall and Lee Ann Womack & Friends

Almost 100 acts added to previously announced lineup featuring Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Drive-By Truckers, Iron & Wine, Joan Osborne and Turnpike Troubadours


(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Aug. 1, 2017 - The Americana Music Association℠ announced today the final round of almost 300 artists slated to perform at the 18th Annual AMERICANAFEST: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs from September 12-17 in Nashville, TN.

The six-day festival will fill the city with legends, newcomers, award winners, and buzz bands, showcasing the breadth of Americana's influence. With almost 300 artists and bands participating, the event promises to be, as described by MOJO Magazine, the "roots alternative to the GRAMMYs® and South by Southwest." A list of the 97 performers announced can be found below, bringing this year's total lineup to almost 300, which can be viewed here.

AMERICANAFEST℠ Conference Registrations (currently $349 for members/$449 for non-members) offer priority admission into all showcase venues, sanctioned parties and events, daytime educational panels, and can be purchased here. At this time, only Conference Registrants may purchase Honors & Awards show tickets. For those just interested in the nightly showcases, a festival wristband will be the most suitable option at the wallet-friendly price of $75. Available on their website, a festival wristband grants admission into all showcase venues as well as select sanctioned parties and special events.


Final Round of Artists Confirmed to Play AMERICANAFEST:

A.J. Croce
Amelia White and The Blue Souvenirs
Amy Black
Belle Plaine
Big Star's Third Live
Billy Strings
Blackfoot Gypsies
Blair Crimmins and The Hookers
Bonnie Bishop
Brigitte DeMeyer
Caitlyn Smith
Cale Tyson
Carson McHone
Carter Sampson
Cat Clyde
Cereus Bright
Charlie Mars
Christian Lopez
Colin Hay
Colter Wall
Danni Nicholls
Danny Burns
Darling West
Dave Alvin
David Mayfield Parade
David Myles
Don Gallardo
Early James & the Latest
Eddie Berman
Faustina Masigat
Front Country
Gill Landry
Grant-Lee Phillips 
Harrow Fair
High Plains Jamboree 
India Ramey
Jack Ingram
Jamie Kent
Jason Wilber
Jesse Dayton
Jimmy Lumpkin and the Revival 
Joana Serrat
Joey Kneiser
Jon Langford
Joseph Huber
K Phillips
Kaia Kater
Kamara Thomas
Korby Lenker
Kristina Murray
Lee Ann Womack & Friends
Leyla McCalla
Liz Cooper & The Stampede
Lucie Silvas
Mark Erelli
Mary Bragg
Max Gomez
Me And My Brother
Motel Radio
Muddy Ruckus
Natalie Hemby
Old Sea Brigade 
Otis Gibbs
Rachel Baiman
Ray Wylie Hubbard
Rayna Gellert with Kieran Kane
Reckless Kelly
Reuben Bidez
Robby Hecht
Robyn Hitchcock 
Ryan Tanner
Sam Outlaw
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers
Shane Nicholson
Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer
Shelly Fairchild
Skyway Man
Taasha Coates
Tattletale Saints
Ted Russell Kamp
The Americans
The Lowest Pair
The Mulligan Brothers
The Steel Woods
The Stray Birds 
Tony Joe White
Trout Steak Revival
Vikesh Kapoor
Webb Wilder
Wild Ponies
Will Hoge
Will Kimbrough
Zach Schmidt
Zephaniah O'Hora

View this year's complete lineup here.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

About AMERICANAFEST: The Americana Music Festival & Conference

The 18th annual AMERICANAFEST℠ will take place Sept. 12-17, 2017. The event will once again bring together fans and music industry professionals alike, offering six days of celebration through seminars, panels and networking opportunities by day and raw artist showcases by night.

The Americana Honors & Awards Show is the hallmark event of the week's festivities and will take place at the historic Ryman Auditorium on September 13. For the 2017 Americana Honors & Awards Spotify Playlist, visit:


About The Americana Music Association

The Americana Music Association℠ is a professional not-for-profit trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American roots music around the world. The association produces events throughout the year; including AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards program. The Americana Music Association℠ receives enormous support from the Tennessee Department of Tourism, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Music City Networks, ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC.

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For more information on the Americana Music Association℠ and to become a member, please visit: 
Official Website:


For more information please contact Jackie Marushka:

615-417-6500 or,