The Americana Music Association has unveiled the first round of artists scheduled to perform during the 14th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, presented by Nissan, Sept. 18 – 22, 2013 in Nashville. The early lineup features a mix of icons, innovators and up-and-comers with highlights including Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow and Holly Williams.
Showcase artists confirmed to perform include: Black Prairie, Billy Bragg, Rosanne Cash, The Del-Lords, The Devil Makes Three, Sam Doores, Riley Downing & the Tumbleweeds, Frank Fairfield, Field Report, John Fullbright, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, Hurray for the Riff Raff, The Infamous Stringdusters, Kruger Brothers, Pokey LaFarge, Nikki Lane, The Lone Bellow, Luella & the Sun, JD McPherson, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale, Aoife O’Donovan, Old Man Luedecke, Lindi Ortega, Darrell Scott & Tim O’Brien, Shakey Graves, Sturgill Simpson, Sons of Fathers, Spirit Family Reunion, Steelism, The Stray Birds, Richard Thompson, Holly Williams, The White Buffalo and The Wood Brothers.
The Americana Music Festival & Conference is open to the general public and music industry professionals. Festival and Conference Registrations are now available at the reduced rate of $350 for Americana Music Association members and $450 for non-members. The week’s cornerstone event is the 12th annual Americana Honors & Awards, set for Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Ryman Auditorium. Details and registration at www.americanamusic.org.