Category: Americana Music Festival

Sun209 on Twitter: Americana Music Festival edition

  .@billybragg has been all over @AmericanaFest, including a visit to MTSU. Catch his outside in-store at Grimeys at 4:30 today @MassComm1 11 mins ago RT @MusCornerNash: Promised Land Sound! @ Musicians Corner @ Centennial Park 14 mins ago Starting in minutes: The Big E: Salute to Buddy Emmons at Country Music Hall of Fame, hosted by Bill Lloyd…

Americana Music News

Dr. John and Dan Auerbach #americanafest. wow.


Americana music showcased in Brite video series

Americana Music News — As we count down to the Nov. 10 national broadcast of the Americana Music Festival Award show, you’ll want to check out a cool series of videos produced by Brite Revolution during the festival in Nashville. Here’s the kick-off video featuring honeyhoney: Follow Sun209:Americana Music Journal News at @sun209com.

2012 Americana Music Festival Slideshow

Americana Music News – This year was another extraordinary Americana Music Festival, with an overflowing slate of talent. Here’s a sampling of images that only hint at the range of artists: [cincopa AoMAQ-K1Ruvf] Photos copyright 2012 by Ken Paulson. Follow Americana Music News on Twitter at Sun209com.

Wanda Jackson rocks the bar at Americana Music Festival

By Ken Paulson Americana Music Conference attendees had a rare treat when rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson popped up in the hotel bar to play a spirited set. “What’s with the blue hair?,” the feisty Jackson shouted out to an audience member. “You must be a rebel.” She surely was. She embraced rock ‘n’ roll when it was still the exclusive…

Kim Richey, Amy Cook, Howling Brothers at Grimey’s

One of the highlights of Americana Music Festival week in Nashville is Americanarama, sort of the ultimate in-store, but held outside in the parking lot of beloved record store Grimey’s. We dropped by to watch impressive sets by the Howling Brothers, Amy Cook and Kim Richey, who recently moved back to Nashville and has been recording a new album. We…

Americana Music Festival: Saturday line-up

  Americana Music News – Rodney Crowell, whose new album Kin, has topped the Americana airplay charts in recent weeks, is featured on the final night of the Americana Music Festival, playing at 11 p.m. at the Station Inn. The most intriguing show of the night is the pairing of Americana favorite son Buddy Miller with country hitmaker Lee Ann…

Americana music: Jason Isbell, Civil Wars named top artists

A diverse and groundbreaking group of artists were honored at tonight’s Americana Honors and Awards event at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, with 2011 emerging artist nominees the Civil Wars being named duo/group of the year. The album of the year was This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark, a project produced by Tamara Saviano and Shawn Camp,…

Americana Music Festival: Thursday line-up

Americana Music News — Most of the Americana Music Festival’s showcase events take place in Nashville’s city’s top clubs, but Thursday night is an exception as the festival moves to the great wide open at the city’s “Live on the Green.” This downtown space boasts performances by many of the top names in music and tonight features the Wallflowers, Dunwells…