Margo Price, Van Morrison and More to Perform at 2017 Americana Music Awards
The Americana Music Association has revealed the lineup of performers scheduled to take the stage during the 2017 Americana Music Awards ceremony. Margo Price, Van Morrison, the Drive-By Truckers and more will all perform during the annual awards ceremony.
More than 20 acts are scheduled to perform during 2017's Americana Music Awards -- officially named the Americana Music Association Honors & Awards ceremony -- scheduled for Sept. 13 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. In addition to Price, Morrison and DBT, other scheduled performers include Brent Cobb, Rhiannon Giddens, Jason Isbell, Lori McKenna, Sam Outlaw, Amanda Shires, Aaron Lee Tasjan and more.
Hosting the 16th annual iteration of the Americana Music Awards will be, once again, Jim Lauderdale. As in past years, Buddy Miller will be leading the evening's house band, comprised of Larry Campbell, Robbie Crowell, Jim Hoke, Jerry Pentecost, Chris Wood and the McCrary Sisters.
The 2017 Americana Music Awards will begin at 6:30PM CT; those not in attendance can listen via NPRMusic.org, SiriusXM's Outlaw Country station and Nashville-area radio stations WRLT (100.1 FM), WSM (650 AM) and WMOT (89.5 FM). Austin City Limits' Nov. 19 episode will feature highlights from the ceremony as well.
Sturgill Simpson, McKenna and Rodney Crowell, among others, are nominated for honors at the 2017 Americana Music Awards. The ceremony takes place during the annual Americana Music Festival; in 2017, the event will run Sept. 12-17.
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