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Americanafest NYC streams shows

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – Lincoln Center will live-stream concerts this week from Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell and Rosanne Cash as part of Americanafest NYC.

The Harris/Crowell show on Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m. has an opening set by Robert Ellis. Cash, The Lone Bellow and Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale play at 6 p.m. on Aug.9. A non-country show of The Campbell Brothers performing a sacred steel version of John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" and Cassandra Wilson will be at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 8.

The concerts are at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park and are presented by Lincoln Center Out of Doors as part of the inaugural Americanafest NYC, a new partnership with the Americana Music Association.

The free live-stream feeds, hosted by country singer/songwriter and former radio host Laura Cantrell, will be available internationally at Viewers and audience can join the conversation from home or from the venue at#LCOutOfDoors.

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