Americana Music Association To Launch “Cross-County Lines” Festival

americana cross countyThe Americana Music Association will introduce “Cross County Lines,” a one-day festival/celebration of roots music that will take place in Middle Tennessee in the summer of 2014. To raise awareness and funds to support the Association’s mission, a kickoff event will be held June 1 at Liberty Hall at The Factory in Franklin, Tenn., beginning at 8 p.m.

Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas will host and perform at the event, and have invited guests Shawn Colvin, Amos Lee, Sarah Jarosz, Angel Snow and Teddy Thompson to join.

Additionally, a triple scale house band, including Gabe Dixon, Shannon Forrest, Viktor Krauss, Andy Leftwich and Bryan Sutton, will perform throughout the evening with the artists.

The event is a co-production of the Americana Music Association, AEG and Frontgate Ticketing, with proceeds going to the Americana Association. Tickets will go on sale Friday (April 26) at americanamusic.org, with seating at $65 per ticket and general admission at $45. Guests will also have a premier seating option to purchase Patron tables.

 

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