Americana Music Association to Hold Inaugural Conference

The Americana Music Association, a trade organization seeking to promote roots-oriented “Americana” music and musicians, will hold its first annual membership meeting and conference Nov. 10-11 in Nashville. Launched in March during the South By Southwest music conference in Austin, Texas, the AMA has more than 200 members. Live music and workshops on music industry-related topics will be part of the weekend’s activities. For more information, go to