Americana Music Association℠ Announces First Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017

// 5.25.17

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


More Than 230 Artists to Play Critically Acclaimed Festival in Nashville, TN

AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017 Wristband On-Sale Celebration on May 25

// 5.23.17

Join Us for Our 2017 Festival Wristband On-Sale Celebration

Thursday, May 25, 6 p.m. @ Grimey's New & Preloved Music in Nashville, TN + Facebook Live

Van Morrison Headlines AMERICANAFEST℠ Ascend Amphitheater, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

// 5.12.17

Van Morrison to Receive Americana Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary Artist Headlines Ascend Amphitheater During AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017

Americana Music Association℠ Announces 2017 Honors & Awards Nominees

// 5.10.17

The Americana Music Association℠ announced the nominees for its 16th annual Honors & Awards show yesterday afternoon at an intimate members-only ceremony held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Tune In: 2017 Honors & Awards Nomination Ceremony - May 9

// 5.4.17

to Our Livestream of the 2017 Americana Honors & Awards Nomination Ceremony on May 9

We are extremely excited about the upcoming 2017 Americana Honors & Awards Nomination Announcement Ceremony next Tuesday at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Ford Theater.

We would love for you to join us in celebrating these well-deserved nominees wherever you are by tuning into our livestream of the ceremony, made possible by our friends at the Hall of Fame.

Tickets on sale: Celebrate The Last Waltz w/ Jonathan Taplin on April 19

// 4.3.17

A Conversation with Director Emeritus of the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, Americana Music Association℠ Board Member and Executive Producer of The Last Waltz

The Americana Music Association℠ Announces 2017 Board of Directors

// 3.8.17

The Americana Music Association Board of Directors recently convened during its annual retreat to appoint and confirm its elected officials, and set task-oriented goals for the future of the resolute not-for-profit organization.

AMERICANAFEST Showcase & Panel at SXSW 2017

// 3.6.17

The Americana Music Association Announces Showcase and Panel at SXSW® 2017

Showcase submissions now open for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017!

// 2.13.17

AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017 Showcase Submissions Now Open!

Artists, Managers, & Agents: Please plan ahead by marking AMERICANAFEST℠ – September 12-17 – on your calendars

Showcase submissions for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017 are now open, and will be accepted through Wednesday, March 22, 2017. There are two ways to submit:

The Americana Music Association℠ Partners with Made in Tennessee for Official 2017 UK Americana Awards Afterparty on Feb. 2

// 1.30.17

We have partnered with Made in Tennessee and AMA-UK to bring you The Official UK Americana Awards Aftershow Party, hosted by Made in Tennessee and our Executive Director Jed Hilly, with live music in the form of Sam Outlaw’s 80s/90s Country Hits Revue.

It will be held at Oslo in Hackney, London, with doors opening at 10pm and the party going on until 2am.

Everyone who has a ticket to the Awards show, either VIP, Delegate pass or Balcony ticket, will receive a wristband on the night giving exclusive entry to the party.

Spotlight: Sierra Hull at The GRAMMY® Museum on Feb. 1

// 1.30.17

In conjunction with The Americana Music Association℠ & 88.5FM KCSN, The GRAMMY® Museum welcomes Sierra Hull to the Clive Davis Theater, as part of its Americana Series, for an intimate conversation on her career and GRAMMY-nominated album Weighted Mind (for Best Folk Album), moderated by Scott Goldman, Vice President of the GRAMMY® Foundation and MusiCares. The conversation will be followed by a performance.

The Americana Music Association℠ and Union Station Hotel Nashville to Present Riffs on the Rails with Rodney Crowell on January 25

// 1.19.17

We've partnered with Union Station Hotel Nashville for a special edition of Riffs on the Rails featuring GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell!

The event is open to everyone and will be held in the grand lobby of the Union Station Hotel on Wednesday, January 25, at 6:30pm (CST).

Come enjoy a conversation with Crowell as he is interviewed by author and musician Peter Cooperabout the making of his upcoming album Close Ties (out March 31) and performs songs from it.

Loretta Lynn, The Milk Carton Kids, and Margo Price at Blackberry Farm to Support Americana

// 12.16.16

The Americana Music Association has announced the lineup for the 7th Annual Americana Spring Celebration to be held March 30 - April 1, 2017. Performances will be held each night at Blackberry Farm, a world-class luxury resort that is breathtakingly situated in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee.

Rodney Crowell to Kick Off Americana Series at The GRAMMY Museum

// 12.14.16

The Americana Music Association and the GRAMMY Museum® are thrilled to announce the kickoff of the 2017 Americana Series with An Evening With Rodney Crowell on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 8 PM. The multi-GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter will visit the Museum's 200-seat Clive Davis Theater for a conversation moderated by Scott Goldman, Vice President of the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares. The conversation will be followed by a performance.

Americana's Top 10 & Top 100 Albums of 2016

// 12.8.16

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