Americana Music Association Announces Final Festival Lineup Including Sturgill Simpson, Angaleena Presley, Robert Ellis, Elizabeth Cook and More


The Americana Music Association unveiled the second half of its 15th Annual AmericanaFest lineup this week. The “fine-tuned” (Travel and Leisure) festival will offer 160 official showcases across 10 Music City venues — 40 more performances and five more venues than last year’s fest. Sturgill Simpson, Robert Ellis, Bobby Bare Jr., Elizabeth Cook, Steep Canyon Rangers and Angaleena Presley join already announced artists including The Avett Brothers, Lee Ann Womack, Sarah Jarosz and Marty Stuart.

Kicked off by the 13th Annual Honors & Awards show on Wed. Sept. 17 at the historic Ryman Auditorium — honoring legends Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, Taj Mahal and Flaco Jimenez — the week will host music at venues including: 3rd & Lindsley, The Basement, Cannery Ballroom, City Winery, The High Watt, Mercy Lounge, The Rutledge, Station Inn, Third Man Records, The Listening Room, Music City Roots, 5 Spot, Downtown Presbyterian Church and Riverfront Park.

Information on festival tickets and Conference registration is available at

List of artists added to AmericanaFest 2014:

Andrew Combs Griffin House Moot Davis
Anthony D’Amato The Haden Triplets NQ Arbuckle
The Audreys Harlan Pepper Over the Rhine
Banditos Howard Fishman Parsonfield (formerly
Baskery The Hot Nut Poor Old Shine)
Black & the Rodeo Kings Riveters Peter Bradley Adams
The Black Lillies Humming House Phil Madeira
Bobby Bare Jr. Humming People Police Dog Hogan
Bradford Lee Folk Iman McLagan Promised Land Sound
Brooke Russell & the Mean Reds James Maddock Robby Hecht
The Bros. Landreth Jim Lauderdale Robert Ellis
The Brothers Comatose Laura Cantrell Ryan Tanner
Cale Tyson Lauren Shera Shinyribs
Caleb Klauder Country Band Leftover Salmon feat. The Silks
Carolina Story Bill Payne (Little Feat) Sleepy Banjo Boys
Cory Branan Liz Longley Sons of Bill
Cory Chisel’s “Soul Obscura” JLos Colognes Steelism
The Danberrys The Mae Trio Steep Canyon Rangers
David Ramirez The Mastersons The Stray Birds
The Devil Makes Three Matthew Ryan Sturgill Simpson
Elizabeth Cook Matt Anderson Tim Carroll
Ernie Hendrickson Matt the Electrician Truth & Salvage Co.
Falls Matthew Mayfield Webb Wilder
Feufollett Matthew Perryman Jones Willie Sugarcapps
Frank Fairfield Mike Farris Zachary Lucky
Grace and Tony Mipso Zoe Muth


List of artists previously announced for AmericanaFest:

Allison Moorer Green River Ordinance McCrary Sisters
Amy Ray Greensky Bluegrass Nathaniel Rateliff
Angaleena Presley Gregory Alan Isakov New Country Rehab
The Avett Brothers Greyhounds Oh Susanna
The Barefoot Movement The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer Otis Gibbs
Ben Miller Band Hayes Carll Parker Millsap
Billy Joe Shaver Howlin’ Brothers Paul Thorn
Black Prairie Immigrant Union Pete Molinari
Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay Isreal Nash Quebe Sisters Band
Buddy Miller Jamestown Revival Rhett Miller
The Cactus Blossoms Jason Eady Robbie Fulks
Carlene Carter JD Wilkes & the Dirt Daubers Robyn Hitchcock
Caroline Rose Joe Henry Rodney Crowell
Chatham County Line Joe Pug Ruthie Foster
Chuck Mead Joe Purdy Ryan Montbleau
Danny & The Champions John Moreland Sam Outlaw
The Deadly Gentleman Jonah Tolchin Sarah Jarosz
Del Barber Johnny Two Bags Sean Rowe
The Deslondes Josh Ritter Shakey Graves
Doug Seegers Joshua James Suzy Bogguss
The Duhks Lake Street Dive Todd Snider & Friends
The Dustbowl Revival Lee Ann Womack Tom Freund
Emily Barker & the Red Clay Halo Leo Welch Tony Joe White
Ethan Johns Lera Lynn Trigger Hippy (feat. Jackie Greene, Joan Osbourne,
The Fairfield Four Marah Presents: Mountain Minstrelsy Steve Gorman, Tom Bukovac & Nick Govrik)
The Grahams Marty Stuart Whiskey Shivers
Grant-Lee Phillips Matthew Ryan Willie Watson


The 15th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, presented by Nissan will take place September 17-21, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn., kicked off by the 13th annual Americana Honors & Awards Show on Sept. 17 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. The Americana Music Association is a professional non-profit trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American Roots Music around the world. The Association produces events throughout the year including the annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, presented by Nissan, and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards program. For more information, please visit

For more information on the Americana Music Association and to become a member click here.