The station celebrated its first birthday as an Americana station with performances by Paul Thorn, Reckless Kelly, Whitney Rose, the Secret Sisters,the Deep Dark Woods, the O’Connor Band, Lilly Hiatt, the Texas Gentlemen, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Katie Pruitt, the Vandoliers and Mike Farris.
By Ken Paulson – The Americana Music Association’s Annual Awards and Honors event is always a special evening, but there was a special sweetness about it this year, much of it involving John Prine. First there was Prine’s presentation of the Trailblazer Award to Iris Dement with an obvious fondness. Deeply touched, an emotional DeMent thanked John for being her…
Colin Hay’s “Fierce Mercy” was one of the best new releases this Spring and he showcased the first three tracks in his set at the Americana Music Festival in Nashville this evening.
Our favorite event of the year is – for obvious reasons – the Americana Music Festival in Nashville. This year, the line-ups and complementary events are particularly robust.
The Americana Music Festival and Conference is just weeks away and the line-up is deep and diverse. Here are the most recent additions for the festival, set for Nashville from Sept. 12 through 17. The latest additions: A.J. Croce Amelia White and The Blue Souvenirs Amy Black Belle Plaine Big Star’s Third Live Billy Strings Blackfoot Gypsies Blair Crimmins and…
The Americana Music Association unveiled its nominees for the 2017 Americana Music Awards in a press event at the Country Music Hall of Fame. It’s a nice mix of veterans (Rodney Crowell, John Prine), today’s mainstays (Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson) and emerging artists (Aaron Lee Tasjan, Margo Price and more.)
Timothy B. Schmit, veteran of both the Eagles and Poco, opened his new tour at the City Winery in Nashville tonight, following a number of guest appearances during the 2016 Americana Music Festival.
By Ken Paulson The annual Americana Music Awards and Honors event is always a special evening and one of the most memorable musical events in a city legendary for them. This year I had the honor of joining Joe Henry in awarding the Spirit of Americana Free Speech Award to Billy Bragg. That’s always an honor, and offers the chance…
Lucinda Williams won top honors for album of the year Wednesday night at the American Music Association’s annual honors and awards show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. “Down Where The Spirit Meets the Bone” continued her long run of AMA honors.
A new collection from Real Gone Music reminds us of the depth and impact of Steppenwol. The ABC/Dunhill Singles Collection includes largely mono recordings of the band’s output for the label, plus all of John Kay’s solo singles.
New additions to the Americana Music Festival 2015 line-up: Glen Hansard, Jewel, Hot Rize featuring Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers, Jay Farrar, Buddy Miller and Marc Ribot, JD McPherson, Parker Millsap, Joel Rafael, Nellie Clay, Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear and the Watkins Family Hour.
The Americana Music Association has just added a second wave of artists booked for thie fall’s Americana Music Festival and Conference, set for Sept. 15-20 in Nashville, including Band of Heathens, the McCrary Sisters, Luther Dickinson, the Fairfield Four, JD Souther, Doug Seegers, Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale.
The Americana Music Association announced this afternoon the nominees for the 2015 ama_logo_button_redAmericana Honors and Awards. The winners will be announced at the association’s annual conference, set for Sept. 10-15 in Nashville.
The Americana Music Association has just announced its initial artist line-up for the 16th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, set for September 15 – 20, 2015, in Nashville.