Americana Music Festival & Conference

The annual Americana Music Festival & Conference is one big event that joins legendary artists with upcoming stars, industry professionals, and fans. For six days, all of these people enjoy panels, seminars, showcases, parties, the Annual Americana Honors & Awards Show, and more.


Daytime conference activities are held at The Westin Nashville. The Americana Music Conference 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. Conference registration includes admission to all sanctioned events, including evening showcases and the option to purchase a ticket to the Americana Honors & Awards. Highlights of the conference will include a keynote by k.d. lang, a preview screening of Ken Burns' upcoming "Country Music" documentary, and a conversation with Emmylou Harris and Margo Price

Music Festival

Each night of the Americana Music Festival, the best artists in the industry perform at venues around Nashville. Wristbands are available for purchase, granting admission to all evening showcases and some special events. And individual showcase tickets are available for purchase to each show. 


Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Lee Ann Womack & Friends - Tommy Emanuel - Jerry Douglas - John Oates - Ron Pope - Mary Gauthier - Brandy Clark - Shook Twins - John Carter Cash - Amanda Shires - Buddy Miller - Rosanne Cash - The Lone Bellow - Lee Roy Parnell - Sarah Siskind - Will Hoge - and many more!

Americana Honors & Awards

The Annual Americana Honors & Awards happens each year at the Ryman Auditorium. The best in the business are honored on this night. And some amazingly memorable performances happen at the Americana Honors & Awards each year. In fact, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash’s last live performance was on the Americana stage. This year it takes place on September 12 and once again the iconic Jim Lauderdale will be the host, with the All Star Band led by Buddy Miller.


Festival & Conference Registration - Register
Includes access to every single event in their program guide including education panels, parties, luncheons, showcase performances, and additional various events.
Wristbands - Get a Wristband
Includes admission to all evening showcases at all venues on all nights, and some special events. Does not include to the Americana Honors & Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium.


The Americana Music Festival & Conference is a week of music you do not want to miss.
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