Triple A Conventions Update
August 29, 2011 at 12:54 PM (PT)
The AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL AND CONFERENCE, running OCTOBER 12th-15th in NASHVILLE, has announced appearances by GREGG ALLMAN, ROBERT PLANT AND THE BAND OF JOY, JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE, THE JAYHAWKS, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS, FOSTER AND LLOYD, ELIZABETH COOK, HAYES CARLL, THE SECRET SISTERS and THE CIVIL WARS, among others.
One of the highlights of the four-day event is the AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS SHOW, set for THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13th at the RYMAN AUDITORIUM. JIM LAUDERDALE will continue his tenure as master of ceremonies, joined for another year by BUDDY MILLER and his All-Star house band.
The awards event has now been confirmed to broadcast live on NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION. In addition to the live awards broadcast, an edited version of the show will be aired NOVEMBER 19th as a special episode of the new season of the PBS series "AUSTIN CITY LIMITS."
"It was time to bring the AMERICANA HONORS to another level," said JED HILLY, Executive Director of the AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION. "We could not have better partners in NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION President and CEO BETH CURLEY for our MIDDLE TENNESSEE premiere and 'Austin City Limits' Executive Producer TERRY LICKONA to take this to a national audience."
For more information go to www.americanamusic.org.
The 15th annual MICHELE CLARK’S SUNSET SESSIONS is set for FEBRUARY 16th-19th, 2012 at the RANCHO BERNARDO INN in SAN DIEGO. Format vet and current KFOG/SAN FRANCISCO PD DENNIS CONSTANTINE has already been announced as a keynote speaker. And JIMMY CLIFF has been named as a headliner.
For more, visit www.sunsetsessions.org.
The FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE will take place in MEMPHIS again FEBRUARY 22nd-26th, 2012.
For more, visit www.folkalliance.org.
ALL ACCESS and A&R WORLDWIDE have announced the dates for the second annual WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT. The highly anticipated "United Nations Of Radio" is set to take place APRIL 27th-28th, 2012 in LOS ANGELES at the W HOTEL in HOLLYWOOD.
Please, lock those dates into your calendar and budget for this must-attend event, now. With the great buzz from last year, Triple A programmers should seriously considering attending.
Visit www.WorldWideRadioSummit.com for more information