Jim Lauderdale, Buddy Miller Confirmed for Americana Awards Show

Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller will return in key roles at the 2009 Americana Honors and Awards show on Sept. 17 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Lauderdale will host the eighth annual program, and Miller will again serve as the bandleader. The event takes place during the 10th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference scheduled for Sept. 16-19 at the Nashville Convention Center. This year’s nominees will be announced Wednesday (May 20).