SESAC Awards Hayes Carll
SESAC presented singer-songwriter Hayes Carll with a plaque in honor of his No. 1 Americana album, KMAG YOYO. Carll took time to receive the award and visit with SESAC executives in Nashville before his packed show at Mercy Lounge.
Americana Music Festival: Last Chance for Early Bird Rate
The early bird registration rate for the Americana Music Festival and Conference ends Sat., April 30, offering the discounted price of $250 for AMA members and $350 for non-members. This is $200 off the walk-up price. Showcase submissions also close April 30. Details on all this and more at www.americanamusic.org.
The festival and conference will run October 12-15, 2011. Registration includes access to all daytime music, panels and workshops; priority admission to nightly showcases; and a ticket to the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium. The 12th annual conference will be based at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel, which is offering a special rate of $169 per night for attendees, online or by calling 615-259-2000.