The 18th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference gathers thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN. With over 300 showcasing artists, 2017 promises to once again be the must-attend event for anyone who loves great music. Each year, the Americana Music Festival & Conference brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars, fans, and industry professionals for six days of music and education.
The conference portion features numerous panels, seminars, exclusive day time performances, and much more, proudly providing Nashville’s most educational music industry forum. This special event covers the interests and needs of artists, managers, labels, radio stations, publishers, agents, promoters, retailers, legal and business affairs executives, merchandisers and new media professionals – all enthusiastically attended and presented by music industry leaders.
And FYI, you do not have to be a member of the Americana Music Association or in the music industry to purchase a conference registration and attend all the events. All music lovers are encouraged to be apart of the conference experience.If you choose not to be a part of the entire AmericanaFest experience through a conference registration, then the festival wristband is the option for you. For five nights, AmericanaFest will feature 300+ live performances at 14 of Nashville’s most prominent venues and much, much, more! However, wristbands do not guarantee entry if venue is at capacity. In the event of a line, conference registrants have priority access.
Lineup includes: Nicole Atkins, Hayes Carll, Yola Carter, Elizabeth Cook, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Drive-By Truckers, Joshua Hedley, John Hiatt & the Goners, Phoebe Hunt, Iron & Wine, Lori McKenna, Lukas Nelson, Rogue + Jaye, The Secret Sisters, Amanda Shires and The Wild Reeds, Dave Alvin, Jamtown, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Leyla McCalla, Colter Wall and Lee Ann Womack & Friends, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Drive-By Truckers, Iron & Wine, Joan Osborne and Turnpike Troubadours and hundreds more.