18th Annual Americana Honors & Awards Hosts, Performers and All-Star House Band

(L-R) Top Row: Buddy Miller, Brady Blade, Ian Fitchuk // Middle Row: Jim Hoke, The Milk Carton Kids, Don Was // Bottom Row: Dirk Powell, Shannon McNally and The McCrary Sisters
Americana music’s biggest night is scheduled for 6:30 PM (CT) on Wednesday, September 11 at Nashville’s historically cool Ryman Auditorium.

Who’s all performing?
You’ll be able to catch once-in-a-lifetime performances by legendary mainstays and trailblazing newcomers, showcasing the best and brightest from our community like Jade Bird, Brandi Carlile, Elvis Costello, Mark Erelli, Rhiannon Giddens, I’m With Her, Ruston Kelly, Delbert McClinton, Lori McKenna, Maria Muldaur, John Prine, J.S. Ondara, Our Native Daughters, Erin Rae, Amanda Shires, Mavis StaplesThe War and Treaty and Yola.
 
These artists will be backed by Buddy Miller as he once again takes the reins of musical direction for the Americana All-Star Band featuring Brady BladeIan FitchukJim Hoke, Shannon McNally, Dirk Powell, Don Was and the incredible McCrary Sisters.
 
You’ll experience the moment when the winners of each “Of the Year” category are revealed and when this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are honored.


Who’s hosting this year?
For the second year in a row, The Milk Carton Kids, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan, will host our critically acclaimed program.
 
How can I attend?
Tickets for the Americana Honors & Awards are exclusively available for purchase by AMERICANAFEST® Conference Registrants. For more details on ticketing, click here.