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Simpson, Devil Makes Three, Cantrell added to AmericanaFest

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – Sturgill Simpson, The Devil Makes Three, Laura Cantrell, Leftover Salmon and Steep Canyon Rangers are among the dozens of acts just added to the AmericanaFest line-up for the September festival.

The Americana Music Association's festival will feature 160 official showcases across 10 venues in Nashville, 40 more performances and 5 more venues than last year's fest from Sept.17-20.

The Avett Brothers, Lee Ann Womack, Sarah Jarosz and Marty Stuart were already announced to be playing.

Newly added artists are:
Andrew Combs, Griffin House, Moot Davis
Anthony D'Amato, The Haden Triplets, NQ Arbuckle
The Audreys, Harlan Pepper, Over the Rhine
Banditos, Howard Fishman, Parsonfield (formerly Poor Old Shine)
Baskery, The Hot Nut, Black & the Rodeo Kings, Riveters, Peter Bradley Adams, The Black Lillies, Humming House, Phil Madeira
Bobby Bare Jr., Humming People, Police Dog Hogan
Bradford Lee Folk, Iman McLagan, Promised Land Sound
Brooke Russell & the Mean Reds, James Maddock, Robby Hecht
The Bros. Landreth, Jim Lauderdale, Robert Ellis
The Brothers Comatose, Ryan Tanner
Cale Tyson, Lauren Shera, Shinyribs
Caleb Klauder Country Band, The Silks
Carolina Story, Sleepy Banjo Boys
Cory Branan, Liz Longley, Sons of Bill
Cory Chisel's "Soul Obscura", JLos Colognes, Steelism
The Danberrys, The Mae Trio,
David Ramirez, The Mastersons, The Stray Birds
Matthew Ryan, Elizabeth Cook, Matt Anderson, Tim Carroll
Ernie Hendrickson, Matt the Electrician, Truth & Salvage Co.
Falls, Matthew Mayfield, Webb Wilder
Feufollett, Matthew Perryman Jones, Willie Sugarcapps
Frank Fairfield, Mike Farris, Zachary Lucky
Grace and Tony, Mipso, Zoe Muth

Kicked off by the 13th Annual Honors & Awards show on Wed. Sept. 17 at the Ryman Auditorium - honoring Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, Taj Mahal and Flaco Jimenez - the week will host music at venues including: 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, Cannery Ballroom, City Winery, The High Watt, Mercy Lounge, The Rutledge, Station Inn, Third Man Records, The Listening Room, Music City Roots, 5 Spot, Downtown Presbyterian Church and Riverfront Park.

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