This is a guest-contributed post from John Williams
The Americanafest 2016 App
The Americana Music Festival and Conference is fast approaching as we count down the days to September 20. The lineup has been announced, giving us a taste of what is yet to come this fall, but we’re still waiting on other details, including the education panels, exclusive events, and luncheons for members and non-members alike, which the Americana Music Association will announce by September 9 via the mobile App.
25 August 2016 (day)
I had an overnight stop at McKinney Texas on the way from Dallas to Fayetteville Arkansas.
24 August 2016
Sometimes it takes me a while to get around to things.
In this case, it’s taken fifty three years.
St Paul & The Broken Bones
Beth Hart – photo Jim Jacob
Nikki Hill – photo Jim Jacob
The Lumineers – photo Jim Jacob
Buddy Guy – photo Jim Jacob
Zac Brown Band & Patti Smith and her band perform Horses
headline the first of a series of artist announcements
Lauren Adams is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, whose music is an impressive blend of alt. country, folk and rock.
Somewhere Else is her new album, just released this week, and demonstrates her pure voice and keen ability to craft meaningful, structured songs that leave an indelible mark. Here’s one of the many absorbing tracks on the album – ‘Bayview Drive’ Continue reading
The Americana Music Association Announces Conference Panels and Workshops at AmericanaFest 2016
The Americana Music Conference and Festival (AmericanaFest 2106) will including a performance and Q&A with Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead. Other programming highlights include Dwight Yoakam, T Bone Burnett and Jonathan Taplin, Margo Price & Friends, Del McCoury, John Paul White, Lori McKenna and Wanda Jackson.
Venues and times of panels, workshops and Q&As will be announced soon. Panel and Speaker Highlights for the 2016 Americana Music Conference include:
The Secret Sisters
Final Round of Artists Announced for AmericanaFest 2016:
Including: Continue reading