A Closer Look at the AmericanaFest App

This is a guest-contributed post from John Williams

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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.

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Heading Back To Fayetteville

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25 August 2016 (day)

I had an overnight stop at McKinney Texas on the way from Dallas to Fayetteville Arkansas.

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24 August 2016

Sometimes it takes me a while to get around to things.

In this case, it’s taken fifty three years.

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Bluesfest 2017 – First Announcement


Zac Brown Band & Patti Smith and her band perform Horses 
headline the first of a series of artist announcements

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Lauren Adams – Somewhere Else


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

AmericanaFest 2016 Conference Panels and Workshops Announced


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:

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AmericanaFest 2016 – More Performers


Final Round of Artists Announced for AmericanaFest 2016:

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