AMERICANAFEST® 2018 Showcase Submissions Are Open

// 2.13.18

We're accepting showcase applications for AMERICANAFEST® 2018 through Monday, March 26.

AMERICANAFEST® at Folk Alliance - Feb. 16

// 2.7.18

Going to Folk Alliance this year? We've partnered with our friends in Kansas City, MO to bring 2018 FAI Conference Registrants a one-of-a-kind showcase, AMERICANAFEST® style.

AMERICANAFEST℠ Pre-GRAMMY® Salute to Emmylou Harris - Jan. 27

// 1.12.18

Featuring Brandi CarlileMary Chapin CarpenterBrent CobbRodney CrowellSteve EarleValerie JuneJack IngramThe Secret Sisters and more at City Winery NYC on Jan. 27

The Americana Music Association℠ Partners with CDX Nashville to Launch Monitored Albums Chart, Debut Singles Chart on Jan. 16

// 1.9.18

The Americana Music Association℠ in conjunction with CDX Nashville, a leading digital music distribution and tracking company, will be launching a monitored Americana Radio Airplay Albums Chart and debuting a Singles Chart on January 16.

The Americana Music Association℠ Unveils Top 100 Airplay Albums

// 12.14.17

The Americana Music Association℠ has announced their year-end Top 10 and Top 100 Albums of the Year. 

Watch the Americana Honors & Awards on PBS - Nov. 18

// 11.14.17

Austin City Limits (ACL) returns to Nashville for a special broadcast featuring performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards.ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2017 premieres November 18 on PBS and delivers dazzling performances that represent the genre’s diversity and excellence. The music-filled hour features many of the night's award-winners and honorees, including trailblazing newcomers and legendary icons who helped define the genre; among them (in order of appearance): Old Crow Medicine Show, John Prine, Iris DeMent, Rhiannon Giddens, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Amanda Shires, The Lumineers, Drive-By Truckers, Graham Nash, The Milk Carton Kids, Margo Price, Jason Isbell, Van Morrison and Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm. 

AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017 Sees Marked Growth Attendance & Ticket Sales

// 10.10.17

AMERICANAFEST℠ — This Year's Festival and Conference’s
500 Performances Across 57 Venues Brought Music Fans From 
Around the World to Music City


The First Annual Australian Americana Music Honours Night Recap

// 10.6.17

The First Annual Australian Americana Music Honours Night Celebrated Roots Music Down Under, Presented Kasey Chambers and Brian "BT" Taranto with Vanguard Awards on October 2

The 16th Annual Americana Honors & Awards Winners Are...

// 9.20.17

Rodney Crowell, John Prine, Charlie Sexton, Amanda Shires, Sturgill Simpson, and Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives Win Big at Americana Music Association's 16th Annual Honors & Awards

Americana Music Association℠ Announces Additional Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17

// 8.31.17

New Additions Include: Michaela Anne, Eliot Bronson, Grizzlee Train, Joe Henry, Ray Wylie Hubbard, I Draw Slow, Dawn Landes, Aaron Lewis, Lydia Luce, The Lumineers, Joe Pug, Wynonna & The Big Noise

The Americana Music Association℠ and Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Partner for AMERICANAFEST℠ 

// 8.28.17

The Americana Music Association℠ and the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will partner once again to offer one-of-a-kind programs during the 18th Annual AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, September 12-17.

The Americana Music Association℠ Announces 16th Annual Honors & Awards Show Performers and Members of All-Star Band

// 8.28.17

The show The New York Times says reflects a "spirit of eclecticism" will stream live on NPR and Tape for Broadcast by PBS

The People Sing! on September 12 - Presented by The Americana Music Association℠, Voices of a People's History of the U.S. and War Memorial Auditorium

// 8.22.17

Featuring song and spoken word performances by Allison Moorer, Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, Joe Henry, Alice Randall, Billy Bragg, Blind Boys of Alabama and more

The Soul of Memphis: Preview this year's AMERICANAFEST℠ Schedule

// 8.3.17

Check out these cannot-miss events below for your complete Memphis experience in Music City on September 12-17.

Americana Music Association℠ Announces Final Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17

// 8.1.17

Dave Alvin, Jamtown, and Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer Among Final Performers Announced for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017