Posted: 17 April, 2023
By Jozef Colomy
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 17, 2023) — The Americana Music Association has announced the first 50 of hundreds of acts slated to showcase at its annual AMERICANAFEST, which runs from September 19-23, 2023 in Nashville.

Declared “one of the most satisfying and diverse” events in Nashville by Rolling Stone, the five-day festival and conference event will bring together award-winning legends, trailblazing mainstays and buzzworthy new artists for its 23rd year. With more than 200 artists and bands participating, Music City’s discovery music festival continues to be, as described by The Independent, a “progressive new wave that makes these five days of roots, folk and more, a true celebration.”

A list of the first round showcasing artists can be found below.

2023 AMERICANAFEST Festival Passes — which allow admission into all evening showcase venues and select sanctioned special events — are now on sale to the public at $125 (the price will increase to $149 on June 2). Passes are available online here.

2023 Conference + Festival Passes currently on sale for $449 ($349 for Americana Music Association members) provide access to the daytime educational conference, the evening music festival plus all sanctioned special events, and can be purchased here. (Price will increase to $499/$399 on June 2.)