Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Dave Alvin, and Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer among final performers announced for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017

Americana Music Association Announces Final Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST 2017, September 12-17
Almost 300 Artists to Play Critically Acclaimed Festival in Nashville, TN
Lineup to Include: Dave Alvin, Jamtown, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Leyla McCalla, Colter Wall and Lee Ann Womack & Friends
Almost 100 acts added to previously announced lineup featuring Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Drive-By Truckers, Iron & Wine, Joan Osborne and Turnpike Troubadours 

(L-R) Top Row: Dave Alvin, Jamtown, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer
(L-R) Bottom Row: Leyla McCalla, Colter Wall, Lee Ann Womack & Friends

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Aug. 1, 2017 - The Americana Music Association announced today the final round of almost 300 artists slated to perform at the 18th Annual AMERICANAFEST  : The Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs from September 12-17 in Nashville, TN.
The six-day festival will fill the city with legends, newcomers, award winners, and buzz bands, showcasing the breadth of Americana's influence. With almost 300 artists and bands participating, the event promises to be, as described by MOJO Magazine, the "roots alternative to the GRAMMYs® and South by Southwest." A list of the 96 performers announced can be found below, bringing this year's total lineup to almost 300, which can be viewed here.

AMERICANAFEST  Conference Registrations (currently $349 for members/$449 for non-members) offer priority admission into all showcase venues, sanctioned parties and events, daytime educational panels, and can be purchased here. At this time, only Conference Registrants may purchase Honors & Awards show tickets. For those just interested in the nightly showcases, a festival wristband will be the most suitable option at the wallet-friendly price of $75. Available on their website, a festival wristband grants admission into all showcase venues as well as select sanctioned parties and special events.
Final Round of Artists Confirmed to Play AMERICANAFEST  :
A.J. Croce, Amelia White and The Blue Souvenirs, Amy Black, Belle Plaine, Big Star's Third Live, Billy Strings, Blackfoot Gypsies, Blair Crimmins and The Hookers, Bonnie Bishop, Brigitte DeMeyer

Caitlyn Smith, Cale Tyson, Carson McHone, Carter Sampson, Cat Clyde, Cereus Bright, Charlie Mars, Christian Lopez,
Colin Hay, Colter Wall, Danni Nicholls (UK), Danny Burns, Darling West, Dave Alvin, David Mayfield Parade, David Myles
Don Gallardo, Early James & the Latest, Eddie Berman, Escondido

Falls, Faustina Masigat, Front Country, Gill Landry, Grant-Lee Phillips, Harrow Fair, High Plains Jamboree, India Ramey,
Jack Ingram, Jamie Kent, Jamtown, Jason Wilber, Jesse Dayton, Jimmy Lumpkin and the Revival, Joana Serrat, Joey Kneiser, Jon Langford, Joseph Huber, K Phillips, Kaia Kater, Kamara Thomas, Korby Lenker, Kristina Murray

Lee Ann Womack & Friends, Leyla McCalla, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Lucie Silvas (UK), Mark Erelli, Mary Bragg, Max Gomez, Me And My Brother, Motel Radio, Muddy Ruckus, Natalie Hemby, Old Sea Brigade, Otis Gibbs, Parsonsfield 

Rachel Baiman, Rayna Gellert with Kieran Kane, Reckless Kelly, Reuben Bidez, Robby Hecht, Robyn Hitchcock, Ryan Tanner, Sam Outlaw, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, Shane Nicholson, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Shelly Fairchild
Skyway Man, Taasha Coates, Tattletale Saints, Ted Russell Kamp, The American, The Lowest Pair, The Mulligan Brothers, The Steel Woods, The Stray Birds, Tony Joe White, Trout Steak Revival

Vikesh Kapoor, Webb Wilder, Wild Ponies, Will Hoge, Will Kimbrough, Zach Schmidt, Zephaniah O'Hora

View this year's complete lineup here.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

About AMERICANAFEST: The Americana Music Festival & Conference
The 18th annual AMERICANAFEST will take place Sept. 12-17, 2017. The event will once again bring together fans and music industry professionals alike, offering six days of celebration through seminars, panels and networking opportunities by day and raw artist showcases by night. 
The Americana Honors & Awards Show is the hallmark event of the week's festivities and will take place at the historic Ryman Auditorium on September 13. For the 2017 Americana Honors & Awards Spotify Playlist, visit:

About The Americana Music Association
The Americana Music Association is a professional not-for-profit trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American roots music around the world. The association produces events throughout the year; including AMERICANAFEST: The Americana Music Festival & Conference, and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards program. The Americana Music Association receives enormous support from the Tennessee Department of Tourism, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Music City Networks, ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC.
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