NPR Music webcasts AMA awards show Wednesday
Monday, September 15, 2014
– NPR Music will webcast the 13th annual Americana Music Association's Honors & Awards show on Wednesday, Sept. 17.
Starting at 8 p.m. eastern, fans can watch the entire event, including performances by Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell and Jason Isbell, in a live video stream at NPR.org/music, WKSU's FolkAlley.com and on participating public radio station websites.
Jim Lauderdale will once again host the night of honors and live music at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. The show will feature more than 20 performances, including all four of the nominees for the Americana Music Association's 2014 Artist of the Year - Robert Ellis, Crowell, Cash and Isbell - plus Emmylou Harris, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Jackson Browne, JD Souther, Sturgill Simpson, Taj Mahal and Valerie June.
The awards show is part of the Americana festival, which will continue through Saturday.
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