The Americana Music Association has announced the first round of performers for the six-day 2017 Americana Music Festival, scheduled to take place in September in Nashville. More than 230 acts will take the stage at venues throughout Music City during the event, and slightly more than 100 of them were revealed on Thursday (May 25).

Among the acts, both legendary and new, scheduled to perform during AmericanaFest 2017 are Brandy Clark, Hiss Golden Messenger, the Turnpike Troubadours, Charley Crockett, Deer Tick, Bettye LaVette, Courtney Marie Andrews, Blank Range, Wade Bowen, Bruce Robison, Chastity Brown, Don Bryant, Futurebirds, Jason Eady, Rodney Crowell and Susto and the White Buffalo. Those names are only a small portion of the lineup, however; a complete list of currently announced performers is below.

In a press release, the Americana Music Association says that the 2017 Americana Music Festival will be "showcasing the breadth of Americana's influence," as evidenced by its varied lineup. Registration for AmericanaFest 2017 and wristbands for its nightly showcases are now available; visit for details.

The 2017 Americana Music Festival is scheduled for Sept. 12-17. In addition to its showcases and panels, the festival also includes the Americana Honors & Awards ceremony. Sturgill Simpson leads 2017's pack of nominees; he's got three nods, for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year.

2017 Americana Music Festival Lineup (So Far):

AJ Hobbs
Allison Pierce
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Alice Wallace
All Our Exes Live in Texas
Ana Egge
Andrew Combs
Andy Golledge
Austin Plaine
Balkun Brothers
The Band of Heathens
The Barefoot Movement
Beaver Nelson
Becca Mancari
Bettye LaVette
Birds of Chicago
Blank Range
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Brandy Clark
Brent Cobb
Brent Cowles
Brian Wright
The Brother Brothers
Brothers Comatose
Bruce Robison
Calico the Band
Caitlin Canty
Carl Anderson
Caroline Spence
Carsie Blanton
Casey James
Charley Crockett
Charlie Parr
Chastity Brown
Ciaran Lavery
Courtney Marie Andrews
David Childers
David Luning
David Starr
Deep Dark Woods
The Deer
Deer Tick
The Deslondes
Dirty River Boys
Don Bryant
Dori Freeman
Elise Davis
Eric Ambel
Erin Rae
Forlorn Strangers
Haas Kowert Tice
Hiss Golden Messenger
The Honey Ants
Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
The Howlin Brothers
Hugh Masterson
Jason Eady
Jaime Wyatt
Jesse Terry
Jim Lauderdale
John Paul White
Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge
Kacy & Clayton
Kasey Chambers
Leeroy Stagger
Leslie Stevens
Lillie Mae
The Lil Smokies
Lindi Ortega
Little Bandit
Low Cut Connie
Luke Bulla
The McCrary Sisters
Micky and the Motorcars
Mike and the Moonpies
Molly Tuttle
My Bubba
Patrick Sweany
Paul Cauthen
Paul Thorn
Pony Bradshaw
Quiet Life
Rev Sekou
Rodney Crowell
Shane Smith & the Saints
Them Rubies
Turnpike Troubadours
Tyler Childers
Wade Bowen
Walter Salas-Humara
We Banjo 3
The White Buffalo
Wildwood Kin
William Wild
Willie Watson

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