Americanafest NYC Plays On
August 12, 2015 at 4:57 PM (PT)
The second year of AMERICANAFEST NYC was held AUG 7th-9th as part of LINCOLN CENTER's Out Of Doors series. Gospel groups The FAIRFIELD FOUR and THE MCCRARY SISTERS kicked off the series on FRIDAY (8/7). SATURDAY's lineup featured THE QUEBE SISTERS, SAM OUTLAW and KASEY CHAMBERS, AIMEE MANN, TED LEO and JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE. The final night had WATKINS FAMILY HOUR and FIONA APPLE performing BOB DYLAN's 'Highway 61 Revisited' in its entirety, alond with performances by IRIS DEMENT and LYLE LOVETT AND HIS LARGE BAND.
The NYC event preceeds the 16th Annual AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE in NASHVILLE, SEPT. 15th-20th. For more about theAMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION, please visit: americanamusic.org.