Over 20 acts are gearing up to perform at the 16th annual Americana Music Awards. The marquee event is set to feature a multitude of bona fide artists being recognized for their contributions to the Americana establishment.
Performers hitting the stage this year include highlights from last year’s event like Jason Isbell, Billy Bragg, and the Lumineers. Other notable inclusions to this year’s lineup include Sam Outlaw, whose SoCal brand of honky-tonk has found hefty acclaim. Old Crow Medicine Show, the original voices behind “Wagon Wheel”, are also set to bring a rousing old-time party to the stage with their performance.
Also performing at the 2017 Americana Music Awards are Brent Cobb, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Rodney Crowell, Iris DeMent, Drive-By Truckers, Rhiannon Giddens, Joe Henry, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Lori McKenna, Van Morrison, Graham Nash, Margo Price, John Prine, Amanda Shires, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives and Aaron Lee Tasjan.
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The monumental musical celebration is once again set to go down at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium on Sep. 13. For the fifteenth year straight, Jim Lauderdale will be hosting the event.
The ceremony is being toted as the staple feature of the Americana Music Association’s annual AmericanaFest event. Those interested in purchasing tickets will have to sign up for an AmericanaFest pass first. They can do so on the official Americana Music Association website.
Live listening options for those not attending the event in person will be available via NPR Music and SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country station. Nashville radio stations WMOT (89.5 FM), WRLT (100.1 FM) and WSM (650 AM) will also be streaming the event. As always, PBS’ Austin City Limits will be featuring highlights from the Americana Music Awards on its Nov. 19 episode. Reruns of the PBS broadcast are set to air via AXS TV.