Exclusive: Americana Music Festival Releases Early List of Performers
The 13th Annual Americana Music Festival is set to take place Sept. 12-15 in Nashville, Tenn., and the first wave of confirmed artists has been released. Notable performers include Billy Joe Shaver, Brandi Carlile, Deep Dark Woods, Punch Brothers, Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside, Eilen Jewell, John Fullbright and more. Additional artists and events will be announced later, so check back with the festival website for updates.
The festival will also include the 11th Annual Americana Honors and Awards, which will take place on opening night at the historic Ryman Auditorium. This year’s honorees will include Bonnie Raitt, Booker T. Jones and Richard Thompson.
The festival is put on by the Americana Music Association, a non-profit organization committed to promoting awareness and fostering the creating and economic vitality of Americana music. You can purchase festival wristbands at the Americana Music Association’s website. Last year, over 12,000 music fans attended the festival, which takes place at clubs and venues throughout Nashville.
Check out a full list of confirmed artists below:
Americana Fest Confirmed Artists
Anthony da Costa
Billy Joe Shaver
The Deep Dark Woods
Holy Ghost Tent Revival
Jason Boland & The Stragglers
Jimbo Mathus & The Tri-State Coalition
Kasey Anderson and the Honkies
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson
Nicki Bluhm & The Gamblers
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside
Shovels & Rope
Sons of Bill
Sons of Fathers
Star and Micey
Steep Canyon Rangers
Teresa Williams and Larry Campbell
The Wood Brothers
The World Famous Headliners
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