Americana Awards Show Tickets On Sale This A.M.

americana music logo1A limited number of tickets for the 12thAnnual Americana Honors & Awards Show will go on sale this morning at 10 a.m. at The show, hosted by Jim Lauderdale and featuring Buddy Miller and the All Star Band, will take place at the Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 18. Festival Wristbands will also go on sale today at Grimey’s New and Preloved Music, at The Groove: New and Used Vinyl & CDs in Nashville, and at

Among the nominees for this year’s awards are Dwight Yoakam, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, the Lumineers, Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison, and Shovels & Rope. Stephen Stills, Ken Burns, and Dr. John are a few of the touted presenters and performers who will appear on the awards telecast, and more than 120 artists will perform throughout the week of activities, including Ashley Monroe, the North Mississippi AllStars, Lisa Marie Presley, the Steep Canyon Rangers, and Justin Townes Earle, among others.

A post-show bash at midnight Sept. 18 at ONE, One Cannery Row will be held by The Bluegrass Situation, the online hub for everything Americana, Bluegrass, Roots, and Folk, and Ed Helms.

Communion Presents, an artist-led organization co-founded by Ben Lovett (Mumford & Sons), will present a showcase during the week featuring Bear’s Den, Willy Mason, The Lone Bellow, Black Prairie, and Justin Townes Earle on Thurs. Sept. 19 from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Nashville’s Downtown Presbyterian Church.

More information on the week and the awards show can be found at



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