AmericanaFest Announces First Round of 2017 Performers

Six-Day Event Starts Sept. 12 in Nashville

More than 230 performing acts will descend on Nashville during the 17th annual AmericanaFest, and the first 103 of those artists were announced Thursday (May 25).

The initial lineup includes performances by Andrew Combs, the Band of Heathens, Brandy Clark, Brent Cobb, Bruce Robison, Casey James, Charley Crockett, Elise Davis, Jason Eady, Jaime Wyatt, Jim Lauderdale, Kasey Chambers, Lillie Mae, Lindi Ortega, Paul Cauthen, Paul Thorn, Rodney Crowell, Turnpike Tourbadours, Tyler Childers and Wade Bowen. Additional acts confirmed for Americana week can be found via the Americana Music Association website.

Wristbands for the six-day event running Sept. 12-17 start at $75 and are available online.

Lauren Tingle is a Tennessean and storyteller who eats music for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When she’s not writing or rocking out, she enjoys yoga and getting lost in the great outdoors.