More Americana Honors & Awards Show Details
September 5, 2012 at 2:56 PM (PT)
The AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION has announced the list of performers and presenters to appear on the 11th annual AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS, presented by NISSAN, set for WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th at the historic RYMAN AUDITORIUM.
The performer list includes: BONNIE RAITT, ALABAMA SHAKES, BOOKER T. JONES, CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS, DEEP DARK WOODS, HAYES CARLL with CARY ANN HEARST, GUY CLARK, JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT, JOHN HIATT, JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE, KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON, PUNCH BROTHERS, TOM T. HALL with LEE ANN WOMACK & PETER COOPER, ROBERT ELLIS, SARAH JAROSZ, THE MAVERICKS, RICHARD THOMPSON and an all-star finale tribute to LEVON HELM.
The list of Americana luminaries extends to the presenters of the awards featuring THE CIVIL WARS, PATTERSON HOOD, SARA WATKINS, BRANDI CARLILE, AMY HELM, SAM BUSH, BRUCE ROBISON & KELLY WILLIS, ALLISON MOORER, RODNEY CROWELL, MIKE MILLS, JODY STEPHENS and THE WALLFLOWERS.
In addition to be present at the event, Americana fans can watch/listen the show on AXS TV, NPR.ORG, SIRIUS/XM and WSM. "Austin City Limits" will broadcast an edited special NOVEMBER 10th. VOICE OF AMERICA and BOB HARRIS of BBC2 will broadcast overseas in the following weeks.
The program will again be helmed by host JIM LAUDERDALE and band leader BUDDY MILLER. MILLER will be leading and performing with the All-Star Band that includes DON WAS, RAMI JAFFEE, BRADY BLADE and LARRY CAMPBELL.
The overall AMERICANA FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE takes place SEPTEMBER 12th-15th at the downtown NASHVILLE SHERATON HOTEL. The conference will present over 50 panels and events. The festival also brings 100 Americana showcases to venues throughout MUSIC CITY. Last year, approximately 1,000 industry types attended the conference, including a number of Americana and Triple A radio programmers. More than 12,000 fans enjoyed the festival's musical events.