It’s Americana Time, Nashville!
For five days in September, Music City becomes Americana Town!
The 17th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference is upon us. The event will take place September 20-25 and venues all over Nashville will be bustling with thousands of Americana artists, fans, and music industry insiders. For lovers of that unique American sound that merges folk, country, blues, rhythm and blues, and good ol’ rock and roll, the Americana Music Association’s annual shindig is a must-see and -listen.
The lineup for the 2016 AmericanaFest is impressive, friends! Get a load of a few of the hundreds of talented singers, songwriters, and accomplished musicians who will grace stages across our fine city at the end of the month:
- Amanda Shires
- Aubrie Sellers
- Billy Bragg
- Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers
- Buddy Miller
- Colvin & Earle
- Dwight Yoakam
- Indigo Girls
- Margo Price
- Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
- Parker Millsap
- Charlie Fay & the Fayettes
- Wanda Jackson
- Wynonna & the Big Noise
More than 200 performances will be held around the city at famed venues like the Bluebird Cafe, Ascend Amphitheater, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Grimey’s New and Preloved Music, the Ryman Auditorium and The Station Inn.
For dedicated devotees of Americana music, the conference portion of the event features exciting discussions, seminars, and informative day-time performances. The conference is perfect for fans and industry insiders alike! Rub elbows with artists, managers, label execs, radio personalities, and more.
Passes to AmericanaFest and Conference registration can be purchased online, just visit their website! However, we recommend that you get to know your way around town before the festivities begin with Tommy’s Nashville Tours. Get the most out of your festival pass by getting to know the city with an insider’s bus tour of Nashville.
When you book a bus tour with Tommy’s Nashville Tours, you’ll see the sights in comfort, and get the scoop on many of the venues that will be in action during the 2016 AmericanaFest. We’ll be sure to roll downtown so you’ll know your way around Lower Broad, Music Row, SoBro, and the Gulch. We’ll see to it that you’ll be able to walk right up to the Ryman Auditorium’s famed back door via Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. We’ll also make the drive to the Bluebird Cafe and take a cruise pass the storied Station Inn, so you can tour the town and festival up like a native.
While we’re at it, you’ll also see the homes of today’s latest stars, country superstars and legends including Taylor Swift, Dolly Parton, Brooks & Dunn, Keith Urban, and Martina McBride.
Get ready for AmericanaFest 2016 with Tommy’s Nashville Tours. Book a Nashville bus tour today!
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