A sister organization of the Americana Music Association, the AMA-UK is a professional trade association representing and advocating for the voice of American Roots music in the United Kingdom.
Its membership comprises musicians, both from the UK and overseas, plus professionals from all sectors of the music industry, such as agents, promoters, venues, festivals, labels, distributors, retailers, management, touring, journalists, broadcasters and publicists.
Aims of the Association:
Greater recognition of Americana music in the UK
Recognition of the genre category at retail
Build a vibrant network of like-minded businesses to promote Americana music in the UK and foster links to similar networks internationally, not least the Americana Music Association in the US
Nurture and support UK artists in the Americana field
Support international Americana artists touring the UK