Americana Awards to Recognize Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels will be presented the Spirit of Americana Free Speech award at the Americana Honors and Awards ceremony on Sept. 22 in Nashville. Daniels will also perform “Uneasy Rider” at the event at the Ryman Auditorium. The award is sponsored by the First Amendment Center and the Americana Music Association. In addition, the family of songwriter Mickey Newbury will accept the AMA’s President’s Award in his memory.