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AmericanaFest 2017 lineup
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Angaleena Presley, Hayes Carll and More Join AmericanaFest 2017 Lineup

A total of 84 new acts have joined the lineup for the 2017 Americana Music Festival.

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2017 Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Awards winners
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Graham Nash and More Earn 2017 Americana Lifetime Achievement Honors

The Americana Music Association has announced its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards recipients.

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Brandy Clark
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Brandy Clark, Jason Eady and More Set for AmericanaFest 2017

The Americana Music Association has announced the first run of performers for the 2017 Americana Music Festival, which will take place in Nashville in September.

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Van Morrison AmericanaFest 2017
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Van Morrison Will Receive Award, Play Big Show at 2017 Americana Music Festival

Van Morrison will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award and perform at Ascend Amphitheatre during the 2017 Americana Music Festival.

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2016 Americana Music Awards
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2017 Americana Music Awards Nominees — Full List

Congratulations to 2017's Americana Music Awards nominees!

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BJ Barham interview 2016
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Interview: BJ Barham Gets Candid About ‘Rockingham’, Sobriety and American Aquarium’s Past and Future

The Boot sat down with BJ Barham to discuss his solo album, how his sobriety has changed so many aspects of his life and how he now views both the past and the future of American Aquarium.

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2016 Americana Music Awards
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Watch Alison Krauss and Friends Tribute Ralph Stanley at the 2016 Americana Music Awards [Exclusive Video]

During the 2016 Americana Music Awards, Alison Krauss, Buddy Miller, Stuart Duncan and Melonie Cannon paid tribute to Ralph Stanley.

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Front Country Boys of Summer
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Interview: Front Country’s Melody Walker Talks Getting Vulnerable, Being Collaborative With New Music

The Boot talks with Front Country frontwoman Melody Walker about the quintet's new music, her songwriting and the San Francisco bluegrass scene.

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Wynonna Judd Americana
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Wynonna Judd Wants to See Songwriters Getting More Recognition

In September, The Boot caught up with Wynonna Judd and husband Cactus Moser as they walked the Americana Music Awards red carpet to get their thoughts on working together, ask Judd about her time as part of the Judds and get the scoop on some of the folks in the Americana scene who deserve more recognition.

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Shawn Colvin Steve Earle album 2016
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Shawn Colvin: Collaborating With Steve Earle Was ‘Smooth, Easy, Very Cool’

At September’s Americana Music Awards, Shawn Colvin chatted on the red carpet with The Boot, giving a behind-the-scenes look at her recent duets album with Steve Earle.

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