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The 18th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference is coming up Sept. 12th-17th in Nashville with nearly 300 artists and bands participating in the 6 day festival...

Yesterday, June 28th, The Americana Music Association announced the second round of performers at the 18th Annual Americanafest. Among those are: Hayes Carll, Elizabeth Cook, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Drive-By Truckers, Joshua Hedley, John Hiatt & the Goners, Phoebe Hunt, Iron & Wine, Lori McKenna, The Last Bandoleros, Lukas Nelson, The Secret Sisters, Amanda Shires and The Wild Reeds, and many more.

Previously announced performers include Brandy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Turnpike Troubadours, Bruce Robison, Jason Eady, Band of Heathens, Micky & the Motorcars, Jim Lauderdale and more.

The 2017 Americana Honors & Awards show will be held September 13th at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.

The Americana Music Association puts on the music festival and conference every September to raise awareness of Americana music.

Tickets are on sale now. For Ticket information, the complete entertainment lineup and more, go to americanamusic.org.