Americana Awards Announces Performer's List, Video and Audio Streams

by VVN Music

The 16th Annual Americana Awards will be held on Wednesday, September 13 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and, has been the tradition over the years, it's all about the performances over the awards.

The Americana Music Association only gives statues in six categories which leaves the rest of the night for artists to hit the stage and this year's lineup is truly impressive:
  • Billy Bragg
  • Brent Cobb
  • Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm
  • Rodney Crowell
  • Iris DeMent
  • Drive-By Truckers
  • Rhiannon Giddens
  • Joe Henry
  • Hurray for the Riff Raff
  • Jason Isbell
  • The Lumineers
  • Lori McKenna
  • Van Morrison
  • Graham Nash
  • Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Sam Outlaw
  • Margo Price
  • John Prine
  • Amanda Shires
  • Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives
  • Aaron Lee Tasjan
This year's band was also announced with Larry Campbell, Robbie Crowell, Jim Hoke, Jerry Pentecost, Chris Wood and the incredible McCrary Sisters.

Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller will host.

Sturgill Simpson leads with three nominations while Drive-By Truckers and Rodney Crowell are among the artists with two.

A live video stream of the 2017 Honors & Awards show will be webcast via NPRMusic.org starting at 6:30 PM CT.

A live audio simulcast of the show will also be available via SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country, and on Nashville area terrestrial radio stations: WRLT (100.1 FM), WSM (650 AM) and WMOT (89.5 FM).

You can also catch performance highlights courtesy of Austin City Limits for a special broadcast to air November 19th on PBS.

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