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Americanafest Announces Australia TV Broadcast; ACL/PBS Continues This Week

Americanafest Announces Australia TV Broadcast; ACL/PBS Continues This Week

// 11.24.15

 

AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS SET TO BROADCAST ON AUSTRALIA’S COUNTRY MUSIC CHANNEL (CMC) NOVEMBER 25 - 30  
ACL PRESENTS: AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2015
US BROADCAST CONTINUES TO AIR ON PBS 
THANKSGIVING WEEK
 
PERFORMERS INCLUDE ROBERT RANDOLPH, DON HENLEY, RHIANNON GIDDENS, JASON ISBELL, LEE ANN WOMACK, COODER WHITE SKAGGS, 
SHAKEY GRAVES WITH ESME' PATTERSON, MARC RIBOT, JOHN HIATT, 
KEB’ MO’ & LOS LOBOS
 
 
2016 AmericanaFest Registrations On Sale Now          
Nashville, TN—November 24, 2015— The Americana Music Association is proud to announce a special broadcast in Australia of performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards.  The program will premier on Australia’s Country Music Channel (CMC) at 8pm on Wednesday 25, November with encore broadcasts each day until 30 November.  The program will also continue to air on PBS in the United States this week in the Austin City Limits timeslot nation-wide and titled ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2015.  
Hosted by Americana kingpin Jim Lauderdale and backed by an all-star house band—led by the incomparable Buddy Miller—and featuring legendary musicians: Dominic Davis, Chad Cromwell, Fats Kaplin, Ian Fitchuk, the McCrary Sisters and Little Feat founding member Bill Payne.  Both the PBS and CMC versions deliver sparkling performances that represent the genre’s diversity and excellence.   
The music-filled special features many of the night's Lifetime Achievement Honorees, award-winners, next-generation stars and icons who helped define the genre; among them: Don Henley, Los Lobos, Ry Cooder, Ricky Skaggs and the Whites, Lee Ann Womack, Shakey Graves, Keb’ Mo’, Jason Isbell, Rhiannon Giddens, John Hiatt, Robert Randolph, Fairfield Four and Marc Ribot.    
“The Americana Honors & Awards showcases one of the biggest and brightest lineups of talent seen all year,” raves NPR.  Recorded live at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium in September, The Americana Music Association's 14th Annual Honors & Awards ceremony is a best in show reflecting the spirit of Americana: American roots music that incorporates elements of country, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues.

EPISODE SETLIST

Robert Randolph featuring The Fairfield Four and the McCrary Sisters "Rock My Soul"
Don Henley "Praying for Rain"
Rhiannon Giddens "Waterboy" featuring Hubby Jenkins
Jason Isbell "Something More Than Free”
Lee Ann Womack "Don't Listen to the Wind"
Shakey Graves with Esmé Patterson "Dearly Departed"
John Hiatt "Long Time Comin’"
The Lone Bellow "Then Came the Morning"
Keb’ Mo’ "How Blue Can You Get"
Ry Cooder, Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White "Over in the Glory Land"
Buddy Miller with Marc Ribot "Cold, Cold Heart"
Los Lobos "Will the Wolf Survive"