Americana Music Association Announces Second Round of 17th Annual AmericanaFest Performers

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Americana Music Association Announces Second Round
of 17th Annual AmericanaFest Performers
The Americana Music Association proudly unveiled its second round of AmericanaFest 2016 performers today. Additions to this year’s lineup include: Amanda Shires, Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Dori Freeman, Howe Gelb, Jack Ingram, John Fullbright, John Prine, Kaia Kater, Motel Mirrors, My Bubba, Sam Outlaw, Sean Watkins, Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle, The Cordovas and The O’Connor Band featuring Mark O’Connor.
Today’s additions bring the 17th Annual AmericanaFest artist list to 121, with more than 180 artists to be announced by the first week in September.
The current list of confirmed performers is here; new additions in bold:

Aaron Lee Tasjan
The Accidentals
Amanda Shires
Amelia Curran
The Americans
Amy Helm
Aoife O’Donovan
Applewood Road
Aubrie Sellers
B R U N S
The Ballroom Thieves
Bart Crow
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry
Birger Olsen (of Denver)
BJ Barham (of American Aquarium)
The Black Lillies
Bobby Rush
Bonnie Bishop
The Bottle Rockets
Brent Cobb
Brian Whelan
Brian Wright
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers
Buddy Miller
C.W. Stoneking
The Cactus Blossoms
Caleb Caudle
Carl Anderson
Cedric Burnside Project
Charlie Faye & The Fayettes
Charlie Parr
Ciaran Lavery
The Cordovas
David Ramirez
Dead Horses
Derik Hultquist
Dex Romweber
Dietrich Strause
Dori Freeman
Dylan LeBlanc
The Fearless Kin
Front Country
Grant-Lee Phillips
Green River Ordinance
The Handsome Family
Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer
Hollis Brown
Howe Gelb
Indianola
Indigo Girls
The Infamous Stringdusters
Jack Ingram
Jason Eady
Jay Nash
Jesse Malin
Jim Lauderdale
Joe Purdy
John Fullbright
John Paul White
John Prine
Kaia Kater
Kasey Chambers
Larkin Poe
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
The Last Bandoleros
LAU
Lee Ann Womack
Lewis & Leigh
The Lonely Heartstring Band
Lori McKenna
Lowland Hum
Luke Bell
Lydia Loveless
Mandolin Orange
Marlon Williams
Matt Haeck
Mindy Smith
Molly Parden
Moonsville Collective
Motel Mirrors
My Bubba
The O’Connor Band featuring Mark O’Connor
Paper Bird
Parker Millsap
Penny & Sparrow
Peter Bruntnell
Phil Cody
The Pines
Quiet Life
Red Shahan
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
River Whyless
Rob Baird
Robert Vincent
Ruby Amanfu
Ruby Boots
Ruston Kelly
Ryan Beaver
Sam Lewis
Sam Outlaw
Sammy Brue
Sara Watkins
Sarah Potenza
Sean McConnell
Sean Watkins
Shane Nicholson
Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle
Shawn Mullins
Sons of Bill
Steve Poltz
Sunny Sweeney
Susto
Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones
Tony Joe White
Whitney Rose
Will Hoge
William Clark Green
William the Conqueror
Willie Watson
Wynonna & The Big Noise
Yola Carter
More than 180 artists are slated to perform during the 17th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference which runs from September 20-25 in Nashville, TN. The six-day festival will fill Music City with legends, newcomers, award winners, and buzz bands, showcasing the breadth of Americana’s influence.
Showcase wristbands are currently on sale ($60) and allow admission into all showcase venues, some sanctioned parties and special events, and can be purchased here. Festival and Conference registrations ($275 for members/$375 for non-members) offer priority admission into all showcase venues, sanctioned parties and events, daytime educational panels. Conference registrants may purchase a ticket to the Americana Honors & Awards show at the historic Ryman Auditorium, and can be purchased here.
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 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, Pandora, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, SoundExchange, AT&T, and Yazoo Brewing Company, For more information, or to purchase an Americana Music Festival & Conference registration, please visit www.americanamusic.org.
The 17th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference will take place September 20-25, 2016. 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 15th Annual Americana Honors & Awards Show (Sept. 21) is the main performance event of the week, taking place at the historic Ryman Auditorium. T Bone Burnett will be delivering the keynote speech.
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