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The Americana Music Association announced today its first annual fundraising drive, which is now open and will run through December 20. Proceeds will go towards meeting the increased demands of the Association's growth and to lay the groundwork for an...
Nashville, TN - November 11, 2014 - Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash, Loretta Lynn, Patty Griffin & Robert Plant, Jason Isbell, The Milk Carton Kids and Sturgill Simpson are just a few of the artists appearing on “ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival...
Americana’s 13th Annual Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan, was webcast on NPR.organd audio-streamed via Folk Alley and Sirius/XM’s “Outlaw Country.”  PBS will broadcast an edited version of the show as an Austin City Limits special, ACL Presents:...
(Nashville, Tenn.) August 26, 2014 – The Americana Music Association revealed an initial presenter and performer lineup for its 13th Annual Honors & Awards Show today. As anticipated, the list reflects Americana’s “spirit of eclecticism” (New York...
Can't make it to the free Americanafest NYC shows at Lincoln Center? That's okay. You can see them right here.
(Nashville, Tenn.) June 24, 2014 -- Rosanne Cash – GRAMMY® and Americana Award winning singer-songwriter/artist will testify before the House Judiciary Committee this Wednesday, June 25 in Washington, D.C. on behalf of the Americana Music Association.
(Nashville, Tenn.) June 20, 2014 - The Americana Music Association expands its festival and conference in its 15th year by announcing its most ambitious and eclectic lineup to date. Anchored by its 13th annual Honors & Awards show on Wednesday,...
The Americana Music Association applauds the Recording Academy® for adding a new category - Best American Roots Music Performance, an artist’s award - to the American Roots Music Field for the 2015 GRAMMY® Awards.  The new category will give Americana,...
Nashville, Tenn. May 12, 2014 – The Americana Music Association announced its nominees today for the 2014 Americana Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan. SiriusXM "Apron Strings" host and artist Elizabeth Cook revealed the nominations during a press...
In 2014, Lincoln Center Out of Doors launches Americanafest NYC, a new partnership with the Americana Music Association, the 15-year-old Nashville-based not-for-profit that advocates for the authentic voice of American roots music.
(Nashville, Tenn.) February 10, 2014 - The Americana Music Association is pleased to announce its formal ties to the Americana Music Association-UK as prepares for three evening showcase at Kings Place in London February 13-15, 2014. The recently formed...
(Franklin, Tenn) April 7, 2014 - The Americana Music Association announced today plans to produce the 2nd annual Cross-County Lines festival, presented by Nissan. It will be a one day celebration of roots inspired music, taking place on May 31, 2014 at...
(Nashville, Tenn.) April 1, 2014 – The Americana Music Association announced today the formation of the Australia Americana Advisory Group in keeping with the not-for-profit group's commitment to advocate for the authentic voice of American roots music...
(Nashville, Tenn) March 27, 2014 – Today the Americana Music Association and the GRAMMY Museum announced a special partnership to produce a series of programming in Los Angeles as part of the museum's continuing educational mission.
(Nashville, Tenn.) March 4, 2014 – AXS TV will broadcast the 2013 Americana Honors & Awards program, a special dedicated to celebrating American Roots Music, hosted by Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller, at 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM on Sunday March 9.