The Avett Brothers, Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash, Patty Griffin, Jason Isbell, Valerie June, Loretta Lynn, Taj Mahal, The Milk Carton Kids, Sturgill Simpson and more than 175 other artists will be attending Americanafest September 17-21, 2014 and YOU can too!Described by the New York Times as “a smaller, rootsier version of South by Southwest,” the Americana Music Festival & Conference features numerous panels, seminars and much more. By day, the conference covers the interests and needs of artists, managers, labels, radio stations, publishers, agents, promoters, retailers, legal and business affairs executives, merchandisers and new media professionals – all enthusiastically attended and presented by music industry leaders. By night, Americanafest 2014 includes the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards at the historic Ryman Auditorium, more than 175 battery recharging showcases and the Avett Brothers on the Riverfront making the Americana Music Festival & Conference one of the premier events for discovery, education and community.
The Badge ($365 for members/$465 for non-members) – Rates increase September 10 - If you are in the business of music, this is a must attend event. Purchase an Americana Music Festival & Conference Registration and you get access to EVERYTHING; priority admission to our evening showcases, a ticket to the Americana Honors and Awards show (September 17) and admission to the Avett Brothers on the Riverfront (September 20). Registrants get access to all daytime conference events at the Hutton Hotel, Bethel University and special events around town and invitation only parties. Most importantly, for music business professionals, your badge grants entry to Nashville’s most comprehensive music business conference.
The Wristband ($50)
Purchase of the wristband gets you access to all sanctioned evening music festival showcases (September 18-21) – Lake Stree Dive (pictured left) is one of more than 175 acts that will grace our venue stages this year in 11 venues around Music City. Shuttle bus service will be provided for wristband and badge holders.