Rooted in the past, Americana blasts off into the future

Americana Music Association (AMA) Executive Director Jed Hilly is exuberant about how far this relatively new genre has come More

AMA festival, awards show bring the stars out

Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium will provide the ‘centerpiece’ for the conference that opens Wednesday. More

Symphony, Americana acts join forces

Americana music has always been broader and more inclusive than just singer/songwriters performing acoustic sounds. More

Symphony plans special surprise for its season opener

Expect an historic collaboration when the Nashville Symphony takes the stage Sept. 12 for its 2009/2010 debut. More

Buddy Miller, Justin Townes Earle top Americana award nominations

Read on to see all the nominees for the six, member-voted categories announced at a press conference Wednesday evening More

Ryman inspired Keillor's beloved 'Prairie Home'

Garrison Keillor got the inspiration for A Prairie Home Companion while in Nashville to do an article about the Grand Ole Opry leaving its home at the Ryman Auditorium. More
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