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AMA showcase submissions now accepted

Monday, January 18, 2010 – Showcase submissions are now being accepted for the 11th annual Americana Music Festival, which will be held Wednesday, Sept. 8-11 in Nashville.

Applications for this year's event will be accepted through Monday, April 19.

Applicants have two submission options:

You may submit your materials directly to the Americana office via mail. All submissions must include the application form available through the Americana Music Association's web site.

You may also submit via our exclusive electronic submission partner, Sonicbids, here. Sonicbids fees may apply.

All applicants will be notified by Friday, July 9 as to whether they've been selected for this year's event.

An early bird rate for the 11th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference now applies. AMA members who act now will enjoy an incredible $200 rate, with nonmembers receiving a rate of $300.

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