AmericanaFest

Meet the 22 Aussies heading to Nashville for AmericanaFest 2018

September 4, 2018

The 19th annual AMERICANAFEST will take over many of Nashville’s iconic music venues later this month. Running from the 11th – 16th September the festival is a great opportunity for artists – emerging and established – to showcase their work, form international ties and win sponsors. Australia’s national music export initiative, Sounds Australia, will be […]

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Tour Diary: Sam Buckingham brings home highlights from a huge Americanafest in Nashville

September 25, 2017

Nashville, Tennessee. Five years ago I happened to come here for a week. Which turned into two. Which turned into three. Which turned into a five year ache to return and write songs with some of the best, play music in iconic venues and be inspired by the overwhelming respect for songwriting in this town. […]

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Adelaide’s MANE takes us through her first ever AmericanaFest!

October 13, 2016

2016 has been quite the year for young Adelaide musician MANE. At present, her debut EP House of Horrors has been recognised for a couple of SA Music Awards, while her live shows have been drawing in much acclaim. Recently, MANE found herself in the States for the first time with her music, playing a run of […]

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On the Road: Jordie Lane takes us through AmericanaFest 2016!

October 3, 2016

The annual AmericanaFest has become a mammoth event on the US music calendar, with a wide range of artists hitting Nashville for a SXSW-style celebration of everything Americana, country and all else that draws itself under the banner. Out in Nashville with his new album GLASSELLLAND, Jordie Lane immersed himself in AmericanaFest for the first time in a […]

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Kasey Chambers, Ruby Boots, C.W Stoneking & more to play Nashville’s 17th Annual AmericanaFest

June 24, 2016

The line up for the 17th annual AmericanaFest has continued to roll out some brilliant names for its 2016 event, with the likes of Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Amanda Shires and Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers being announced in their latest artist reveal. The festival is already boasting artists including Wynonna & The Big Noise, Jay Nash and The Black Lillies, while Kasey […]

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More than 180 artists to roll through Nashville’s AmericanaFest including Kasey Chambers, Ruby Boots, C.W Stoneking & more

June 24, 2016

The line up for the 17th annual AmericanaFest has continued to roll out some brilliant names for its 2016 event, with the likes of Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Amanda Shires and Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers being announced in their latest artist reveal. The festival is already boasting artists including Wynonna & The Big Noise, Jay Nash and The Black Lillies, […]

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Kiwis Abroad: Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders make Conan, announce headline US tour for September & October!

June 15, 2016

The States have been loving Marlon Williams so far this year, most recently falling further for the New Zealander while on tour with Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop. Come September however, American and Canadian fans will have some unmissable opportunities to see Williams and his band, The Yarra Benders, perform in a headline capacity. On tour over a run of […]

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