W.P.A., Marty Stuart, CCR play Americana showcases
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
– W.P.A., Marty Stuart, Cross Canadian Ragweed and Those Darlins are among the bands playing at the 2009 Americana Music Festival in Nashville in September.
Festival showcases will be held Wednesday Sept. 16-Saturday-Sept. 19 at five downtown Nashville venues including: The Mercy Lounge, The Cannery Ballroom, 3rd & Lindsley, The Station Inn and The Basement.
W.P.A. will have its debut disc out in September on their own label and includes Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek fame. Those Darlins, who played a set at the festival last year, put out their full-length debut earlier this month.
The initial lineup of confirmed showcase artists features:
Among The Oak & Ash
Annie & The Beekeepers
Asleep at the Wheel
Band of Heathens
The Belleville Outfit
Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles
Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
Come On Go With Us
Cross Canadian Ragweed
The Farewell Drifters
Sam Butler & The Boys
Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs
Hot Club of Cowtown
The Lovell Sisters
Jim Rooney & The Irregulars
The Smart Brothers
Stone River Boys
The Travelin' McCourys & The Lee Boys
The 2009 Americana Music Festival is part of the 10th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, which offers daily seminars, panels and networking opportunities at the Nashville Convention Center, along with the showcases.
Registration for the entire Festival & Conference, including a ticket to the Honors & Awards show, is $350 for AMA members and $450 for non-members through Aug. 31. Conference registrants also receive entrance and priority access to all showcase performances.
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