New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Shore Fire Media)
The Americana Music
Association unveiled the second half of its 15th Annual AmericanaFest lineup this week. The "fine-tuned" (Travel and Leisure) festival will offer 160 official showcases across 10 Music
City venues - 40 more performances and five more venues than last year's fest. Sturgill Simpson, Robert Ellis, Bobby
Bare Jr., Elizabeth
Cook, Steep Canyon Rangers and Angaleena Presley join already announced artists including The Avett Brothers, Lee Ann Womack, Sarah
Jarosz and Marty Stuart.
Kicked off by the 13th Annual Honors & Awards show on Wed. Sept. 17 at the historic Ryman Auditorium - honoring legends Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, Taj Mahal and Flaco Jimenez — the week will host music at venues including: 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, Cannery Ballroom, City Winery, The High Watt, Mercy Lounge, The Rutledge, Station Inn, Third Man Records, The Listening Room, Music City Roots, 5 Spot, Downtown Presbyterian Church and Riverfront Park.
Information on festival tickets and Conference registration is available at americanamusic.org.
List of artists added to AmericanaFest 2014:
List of artists previously announced for AmericanaFest:
The 15th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, presented by Nissan will take place September 17-21, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn., kicked off by the 13th annual Americana Honors & Awards Show on Sept. 17 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. The Americana Music Association is a professional non-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 annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, presented by Nissan, and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards program. For more information, please visit www.americanamusic.org.
For more information on the Americana Music Association and to become a member click here.