The 2012 Americana Music Festival is set for Sept. 12-15 at various Nashville venues, and the deadline for artists to be considered for showcase spots is quickly approaching. Applications for this year’s event will be accepted through Saturday, March 31.
Applicants may submit information either electronically via SonicBids or via standard mail. Details on mailing and the application form can be found here. Applicants will be notified by Friday, June 29, if they have been selected or not.
Additionally, AMA Members have until April 6 to submit nominations for the 2012 Awards Show in the categories Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Artist of the Year, Emerging Artist of the Year, Duo/Group of the Year, and Instrumentalist of the Year. The eligibility period runs April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012.
The conference portion of the annual event will again take place at the Sheraton Downtown Nashville, and the hotel is currently offering a special rate of $169/night for single or double occupancy. Details here.