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Americana Music Association Honored by City of Nashville with Special Resolution

Americana Music Association Honored by City of Nashville with Special Resolution

// 11.16.16

(Nashville, Tenn.) November 16, 2016 -- Last night the Americana Music Association was honored by Nashville's Metro Council with a special resolution drafted and proposed by Councilwoman Nancy VanReece, Councilwoman Mina Johnson, and Councilman Jeff Syracuse. Resolution No. RS2016-410 recognizes the significant cultural contributions and tourism impact of the Americana Music Association, its volunteer Board of Directors, and Executive Director Jed Hilly.

On hand to witness the special presentation were volunteer board members, the Americana Music Association staff, and Americana artists Kenneth Pattengale of The Milk Carton Kids, Rodney Crowell, Mary Gauthier, and Jim Lauderdale.

"Americana is the heart and soul of Nashville. We are truly honored to be recognized by the Metro Council, and especially appreciate Councilwoman Nancy VanReece for her commitment to the artists in our community," said Jed Hilly following the presentation.

Click here to see the full resolution, which was adopted on October 18, 2016.