Nashville’s AmericanaFest will be held this Sept. 11–16, and more than 250 artists slated to perform during the six-day festival, including John Prine, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Lee Ann Womack, Rosanne Cash, Hayes Carll, Brandy Clark, Ashley Monroe, Tyler Childers, Amanda Shires and more. The nominees for the 2018 Americana Honors & Awards were announced in May, and Jason Isbell leads the way with four nominations in 2018, including Album, Artist and Song of the Year, as well as an additional nomination for Duo/Group of the Year with his band the 400 Unit. Other artists with multiple nominations include Margo Price, Brandi Carlile and producer Dave Cobb. The 2018 Americana Honors & Awards show will be held September 12 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, and the ceremony is the centerpiece of AmericanaFest. For ticket information, visit

Final Round of Artists Revealed for AmericanaFest 2018


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