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Americana Music Association® Announces First Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST 2019

Americana Music Association® Announces First Round of Performers for AMERICANAFEST® 2019, September 10-15

Almost 300 Artists & Bands to Play Critically Acclaimed Festival in Nashville, TN

Lineup to Include: Jade Bird, Thomas Csorba, The Dip, Hawktail, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, The Marcus King Band, Dylan LeBlanc, Delbert McClinton and Self Made Men + Dana, Keb’ Mo’, J.S. Ondara, Rainbow Girls, Rising Appalachia, Robert Randolph, Amy Ray Band, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Caroline Spence, The Travelin’ McCourys, Tanya Tucker, Yola and more

The Americana Music Association® announced today the first 115 of close to 300 acts slated to perform at their annual AMERICANAFEST®, which runs from September 10-15 in Nashville, TN.

For the 20th consecutive year, the six-day festival and conference event will once again fill Music City with award-winning legends, trailblazing mainstays and buzz-worthy newcomers, showcasing the breadth of Americana's influence on a global scale. With almost 300 artists and bands participating, the discovery music festival promises to be, as described by MOJO Magazine, the "roots alternative to the GRAMMYs® and South by Southwest."

A list of the first round of performers can be found below.

2019 AMERICANAFEST Festival Wristbands are now on sale to the public at the wallet-friendly price of $90. Available online here, Festival Wristbands allow admission into all evening showcase venues and select sanctioned special events.

2019 Conference Registrations (currently on-sale at the standard rate of $399/$299 for Americana Music Association members) can be purchased here and provide access to the daytime educational conference plus all sanctioned special events while also offering priority admission into all showcase venues. These passes also provide the opportunity for attendees to purchase up to two tickets per registration for the 18th annual Americana Honors & Awards on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Honors & Awards show tickets are exclusively available for purchase by Conference Registrants.

List of Artists & Bands Confirmed to Showcase at AMERICANAFEST 2019:

Aaron Lee Tasjan Abigail Lapell Adam Chaffins Adam Wakefield Alanna Royale Albi & The Wolves Alice Wallace American Aquarium Amy Ray Band Amythyst Kiah Ana Egge Anna Tivel Anthony da Costa Aubrie Sellers The Ballroom Thieves Billy Strings Bobby Rush Bonnie Bishop Brandy Clark The Bros. Landreth Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis Buddy Miller Caitlin Canty Caroline Spence Charles Wesley Godwin Chatham County Line Chris Shiflett Christopher Paul Stelling Chuck Mead The Commonheart Corb Lund Cruz Contreras Curse Of Lono Danni Nicholls David Garnham & the Reasons to Live Dawn Landes Del Barber Delbert McClinton and Self Made Men + Dana Della Mae The Dip Donna The Buffalo Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors Dylan LeBlanc Early James & The Latest Emily Scott Robinson Erin Rae Falls Front Country Gibson Brothers Glen Phillips Gretchen Peters Hawktail The High Divers J.S. Ondara Jack Ingram The Jacob Jolliff Band Jade Bird Jaimee Harris Jim Lauderdale Joachim Cooder Joana Serrat Joe Pug Jordie Lane Josh Halverson Josh Q and the Trade-offs Katie Pruitt Keb' Mo' Kelsey Waldon Leslie Stevens Lilly Hiatt Liz Brasher Lizzie No Logan Ledger Lori McKenna Lucette The Maes Malcolm Holcombe The Marcus King Band Mark & Maggie O'Connor Mark Erelli Mary Bragg Maya de Vitry The McCrary Sisters Michaela Anne Mike & The Moonpies Missy Raines Molly Tuttle Noble Jacks Oshima Brothers Paul Cauthen Penny & Sparrow Peter More Quaker City Night Hawks Rainbow Girls Rising Appalachia Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Robert Francis Robert Randolph Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers Roseanne Reid Rosie Flores Ryan Montbleau Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Sean McConnell Shinyribs Stephen Kellogg The Suitcase Junket Sunny War Tami Neilson Tanya Tucker Thomas Csorba The Travelin' McCourys Waylon Payne Whiskey Wolves of the West Yola

Declared a "veritable juggernaut" by American Songwriter, AMERICANAFEST showcases almost 300 artists and bands throughout notable venues in Nashville, TN, including the Mercy Lounge, City Winery, 3rd & Lindsley and The Station Inn, just to name a few. The destination event also features a first-rate industry conference, bringing together the top tier of the music business to discuss current industry topics and issues over panels and workshops. The week of festivities is kicked off by the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards, which celebrates Americana luminaries and welcomes the next generation of trailblazers while offering one-of-a-kind performance pairings at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium.

For more information and to purchase an AMERICANAFEST® pass, visit

About AMERICANAFEST®: The 20th annual AMERICANAFEST® will take place September 10-15, 2019 in Nashville, Tenn. The event brings together fans and music industry professionals alike, offering six days of celebration through seminars, panels and networking opportunities by day and raw, battery recharging showcases each night. The Americana Honors & Awards Show is the featured performance of the festivities, taking place at the historic Ryman Auditorium. For more information, please 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® 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, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC.


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