Americana Festival Kicks Off

The best in alternative country and Americana music will be showcased during the Americana Music Festival and Conference in Nashville, Oct. 31–Nov. 3.

The festival kicks off Wednesday, Oct. 31, with a salute to the recently deceased Porter Wagoner at the Tennessee State Museum at 5:30 p.m., featuring Rodney Crowell, Jim Lauderdale, Buddy Miller and other stars. Artists from all over the country will also perform in nightly concerts at various clubs around Nashville. The highlight of the festival is the Americana Honors & Awards Show at the historic Ryman Auditorium, Nov.1, starring Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris and Joe Ely. Tickets for that show are available through Ticketmaster, the Ryman box office, ryman.com and other outlets. For more on this one-of-a-kind festival, go to americanamusic.org.

Comments

More News

“If everybody gives something back to the community, the world would be a better place.”
Here’s what some of your favorite stars enjoy the most about turkey day.
Brantley Gilbert pulls off the night's surprise victory.
She also got a little encouragement from Miranda Lambert along the way.
How the demo for “Country Club” spurred on a great period of creativity for both artists.