Each year, the Americana Music Association arrives in Nashville, Tenn. to celebrate the genre and congratulate the accomplishments of its artists. Vanguard Records and Sugar Hill Records had several of their artists sit for a series of intimate performances at Minutia Studios between t.
Catch two clips from their series exclusively in the players below. The first is with Deep Dark Woods, a Canadian band that charmed Paste back at Newport Folk Festival with their alt-country sound.
The second comes from Rodney Crowell, the Grammy Award-winning musician who has produced and written tracks on several hit records for other artists in addition to the classics he’s released himself.
If you like what you hear, you can head over to the project’s Noisetrade page for a full sampler download of tracks like these. Keep a eye (and an ear) out for more live performances from the AMA Festival in the coming weeks.