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Americana awards show tix on sale

Monday, July 27, 2009 – Tickets for the Americana Music Association's 8th Annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony on Sept. 17 at the Ryman Auditorium are on sale.

Presented by the Gibson Foundation, the show is hosted by Jim Lauderdale along with Buddy Miller and his all-star band. This year's event will bring appearances by Asleep at the Wheel, Sam Bush, the Belleville Outfit, Rodney Crowell, The Gourds, Nanci Griffith, Raul Malo, John Prine and others.

Individual tickets are $55 and are available via Ticketmaster, the Ryman Box office and at the Americana Music Online Store.

The Honors & Awards show is the capstone event of the 10th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, which takes place Sept. 16-19 in Nashville. The event offers seminars, panels and networking opportunities at the Nashville Convention Center by day, along with a stellar lineup of musical showcases each evening.

Currently priced at $350 for members and $450 for non-members, conference registrations are now available at the Americana Music Online Store.

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