New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
The Americana Music
Association reveals the initial presenter and performer lineup for its 14th annual Honors & Awards Show. As anticipated, the list reflects Americana's "spirit of eclecticism" (New York Times) through its diverse lineup.
Held at the historic Ryman Auditorium on Wed., Sept. 16th and hosted by Jim Lauderdale, the show kicks off the 16th annual Americana Music
Festival and Conference, presented by Nissan, and features an all-star house band -- led by Buddy
Miller -- and includes Don Was, Chad Cromwell, Fats Kaplin, Ian Fitchuk, The McCrary Sisters and Bill Payne, legendary founding member of Little
This year's presenters include: Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale of the Milk Carton Kids, Rosanne Cash, Marc Ribot; Rob Bleetstein and John Grimson; Abigail Washburn and Noam Pikelny; Ron Sexsmith and Mary Gauthier; Ry Cooder; Rodney Crowell; Sara and Sean Watkins; John Kay and Ken Paulson; and Robyn
In addition to previously announced performances by Lifetime Achievement Award honorees Buffy Sainte-Marie, Don Henley, Gillian Welch, David
Rawlings, Ricky Skaggs and Los Lobos, the show -- taped and edited for a PBS Special airing Sat., Nov. 21 in the Austin City Limits time slot -- will feature Ry Cooder and Sharon White; Shakey Graves with Esme Patterson, Rhiannon Giddens, John Hiatt, Houndmouth, Jason Isbell, Nikki
Lane, Jim Lauderdale, The Lone Bellow, Mavericks, Buddy
Miller with Marc Ribot, Keb Mo, Robert Randolph with the Fairfield Four and the McCrary Sisters, Doug Seegers, Lucinda Williams
and Lee Ann Womack.
The show will broadcast live on SiriusXM's "Outlaw Country;" terrestrial radio partner, WSM; and will stream live through a partnership with NPR Music
(Live Audio/Video) and Folk Alley (Audio only).
The Americana Honors & Awards executive producers are Jed Hilly, Martin
Fischer (High Five Entertainment) and Terry Lickona (Austin City Limits). The show is produced by Michelle Aquilato and Edie Lynn Hoback.
About Americana Music
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 curates events throughout the year including the annual Americana Music
Festival and Conference, the acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards program and most recently "Americana NYC" which took place Aug. 4th - 11th in partnership with Lincoln Center.
For more information on the Americana Music
Association and to become a member, please visit:
Official Website: americanamusic.org