Americana Music Festival Lands Billy Bragg, Rosanne Cash, Aoife O’Donovan

Written by June 11th, 2013 at 2:22 pm

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Americana is, according to the New York Times, the “coolest music scene today,” and while it may have only just earned its own Grammy category (“Best American Roots Song”), the place of the genre in the musical landscape is far from a recent development. This September 18-22 the Americana Music Association is  hosting the 14th annual Americana Music Festival & Conferenceand with any festival worth its salt, the announcement comes boasting an impressive initial lineup. From music veterans like Billy Bragg and Rosanne Cash to up-and-comers such as Aoife O’Donovan and Pokey LaFarge, the showcase is sure to reflect the diversity and innovation in the genre.

Festival registration is open now  for the general public as well as industry professionals with reduced rates for AMA members. All registered attendees will receive entrance to the daytime conferences, panels and parties in addition to evening showcases and the 12th annual Americana Honors & Awards show on September 18th at the Ryman Auditorium.

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Black Prairie
Billy Bragg
Rosanne Cash
The Del-Lords
The Devil Makes Three
Sam Doores, Riley Downing & the Tumbleweeds
Frank Fairfield 
Field Report
John Fullbright
Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors
Hurray for the Riff Raff
The Infamous Stringdusters
Kruger Brothers
Pokey LaFarge
Nikki Lane
The Lone Bellow
Luella & the Sun
JD McPherson 
Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Aoife O’Donovan
Old Man Luedecke
Lindi Ortega
Darrell Scott & Tim O’Brien
Shakey Graves
Sturgill Simpson
Sons of Fathers
Spirit Family Reunion
Steelism
The Stray Birds
Richard Thompson
Holly Williams
The White Buffalo
The Wood Brothers 

 

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