Americana Music Festival Performers Revealed

Brandi Carlile, Punch Brothers, Sara Watkins Join Lineup

Brandi Carlile, the Punch Brothers and Sara Watkins are among the 77 musicians confirmed to perform during showcases at the Americana Music Festival and Conference in Nashville in September.

Legendary figures in the genre, such as Rodney Crowell, John Hiatt, Billy Joe Shaver and Richard Thompson, will also perform during the event.

The conference will take place Sept. 12-15 in downtown Nashville. Bonnie Raitt will deliver the keynote address on the first day of the conference. The annual Americana Honors and Awards ceremony will be held later that night at the Ryman Auditorium.

The full list of confirmed artists is as follows:

American Aquarium
Kasey Anderson & the Honkies
Jill Andrews

Bearfoot
Belle Starr
Black Lillies
Blue Highway
Blue Mountain
Nicki Bluhm & the Gamblers
BoDeans
Jason Boland & the Stragglers
Cory Branan
Chastity Brown
Buxton

Brandi Carlile
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson
Andrew Combs
Rodney Crowell

Anthony da Costa
The Deep Dark Woods
Della Mae
The Dunwells

Robert Ellis

Steve Forbert
Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside
Fort Frances
John Fullbright

Mary Gauthier
Max Gomez
Kevin Gordon

Caitlin Harnett
Amy Helm
John Hiatt
Derek Hoke
Holy Ghost Tent Revival
honeyhoney
Humming House
Phoebe Hunt

Immigrant Union

Eilen Jewell

Bill Kirchen

Jordie Lane
Jim Lauderdale
Julie Lee
Brennen Leigh
Lydia Loveless
Corb Lund
Lera Lynn

Mandolin Orange
The Mastersons
Jimbo Mathus & the Tri-State Coalition
McCrary Sisters
Tift Merritt
Buddy Miller

Gretchen Peters
Punch Brothers

Reckless Kelly

Darrell Scott
Billy Joe Shaver
Shovels & Rope
Mindy Smith
Angel Snow
Sons of Bill
Sons of Fathers
Star & Micey
Star Anna
Steep Canyon Rangers

Richard Thompson
Turnpike Troubadours
Two Gallants

Felicity Urquhart

Sara Watkins
Wheeler Brothers
Whitehorse
Teresa Williams and Larry Campbell
The Wood Brothers
The World Famous Headliners

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