Americanafest 2021 lineup
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AmericanaFest 2021: Rodney Crowell, Natalie Hemby + More Announced For Annual Conference and Festival


AmericanaFest comes roaring back to Nashville this September after being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The Americana Music Association's annual festival brings together fans, artists and industry professionals for multiple days (held this year on Sept. 22-25) of seminars, panels, networking opportunities and live music showcases.

Several of the nearly 240 country music, bluegrass, folk, rock and blues acts slated to appear in Music City got announced on Wednesday (July 21), with the initial round of artists ranging from songwriting greats Rodney Crowell and Natalie Hemby to the brand-new duo Jackson+Sellers, which pairs Aubrie Sellers, the daughter of Jason Sellers and Lee Ann Womack, with like-minded recording artist Jade Jackson.

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AmericanaFest 2021 will also bring the Americana Honors & Awards to the historic Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 22. Tickets for this special event are currently available for purchase by AmericanaFest conference passholders and Americana Music Association members, with additional tickets on sale to the public on August 3. Conference + Festival passes (not covering the awards show) can be purchased on the Americana Music Association's website.


Read on for the first 165 acts announced, and stay tuned for more artists announcements and daily schedules of live performances.

AmericanaFest 2021 Lineup

The 40 Acre Mule
Aaron Raitiere
Adam Chaffins
AJ Lee & Blue Summit
Allison Russell
Amy Helm
Ana Egge
Andrea von Kampen
Andrew Leahey & the Homestead
Anna Tivel
The Arcadian Wild
Arlo McKinley
The Barefoot Movement
Bella White
Beta Radio
Beth Nielsen Chapman
Bones Owens
Boy Golden
Brandy Clark
Brittney Spencer
Brock Gonyea
Caleb Caudle
Carolina Story
Cary Morin & Ghost Dog
Cat Clyde
Charlie Marie
Chastity Brown
Chris Pierce
Christian Lopez
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
Courtney Hartman
Crys Matthews
Daniel Donato
Danni Nicholls
Dar Williams
Darin and Brooke Aldridge
Dave Hause
David Ramirez
The Dead South
Digging Roots
Don Bryant
Doug Seegers
Early James
Elise Davis
Emily Scott Robinson
Emily West
Emma Hern
Emma Swift
Erin Viancourt
Evan Bartels
Ferris & Sylvester
Gabe Lee
Garrison Starr
Golden Shoals
Great Peacock
Hogslop String Band
Ida Mae
Ira Wolf
Israel Nash
Izzy Heltai
Jack Broadbent
Jackson County Line
Jason Boland & The Stragglers
Jason Ringenberg
Jeffrey Martin
Jeremie Albino
Jill Andrews
Jillette Johnson
Jim Lauderdale
Joachim Cooder
John Craigie
John R. Miller
Jonathan Tyler
Joshua Radin
Joshua Ray Walker
Julian Taylor
Kaiti Jones
Kashena Sampson
Kathleen Edwards
Katie Toupin
Kelsey Waldon
Kiefer Sutherland
Kristina Murray
Langhorne Slim
Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards
Lauen Morrow
Leah Blevins
Leigh Nash
Lilly Hiatt
Lilly Winwood
The Local Honeys
Lydia Loveless
Maggie Rose
Making Movies
Mando Saenz
Mariel Buckley
Marshall Chapman
Mary Bragg
Matt Costa
Matt the Electrician
Maya de Vitry
The McCrary Sisters
Melissa Carper
Michaela Anne
Mike & The Moonpies
Miko Marks
The Minks
Moonsville Collective
Natalie Hemby
National Park Radio
Neal Francis
O.N.E The Duo
Oliver Hazard
Pete Muller and The Kindred Souls
Peter Bradley Adams
Phillip-Michael Scales
Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers
The Pine Hill Haints
Po' Ramblin' Boys
Poor Nameless Boy
Queen Esther
Rachel Baiman
Rainbow Girls
Raye Zaragoza
Rodney Crowell
Ruthie Collins
Ryan Culwell
S.G. Goodman
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers
Sean Rowe
Shannon McNally
The Shootouts
Sierra Ferrell
Southern Avenue
Steve Forbert
Steve Poltz
Sue Foley
The Suitcase Junket
Suzanne Santo
Taylor McCall
Teddy Thompson & Jenni Muldaur
Thomas CsorbaTK & The Holy Know-Nothings
Tré Burt
The Vegabonds
Victoria Bailey
Vincent Neil Emerson
Violet Bell
Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno
The Wandering Hearts
Waylon Payne
Wesley Dean
The Whitmore Sisters
William Prince
The Winnie Blues
Yasmin Williams

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