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"The coolest music scene today."
- The New York Times.
The 9th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference will bring over 1000 artists and industry professionals together from all over the world, representing all facets of our genre, to the Nashville Convention Center and premiere venues throughout the city from September 17 September 20. The AMA Festival will feature up to 60 showcase or performance slots for both established and emerging artists.
2008 Artist Appearing:
Joan Baez, John Hiatt, Jim Lauderdale, Tift Merritt, Levon Helm, Jason and the Scorchers, Langhorne Slim, Cross Canadian Ragweed, James McMurtry, Gary Louris and Mark Olson (from the Jayhawks) Paul Thorn, Steve Earle, Jim White, The Steeldrivers, Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, the Dedringers, Belleville Outfit, Dailey & Vincent, Randy Kohrs, Kane Welch Kaplin, Marcia Ball, Kim Richey, Will Kimbrough & Mando Saenz, Laura Cantrell, Malcolm Holcombe, Buddy Miller, Rosie Flores, Band of Heathens, Those Darlins', Kathy Mattea, Bruce Robison, Chatham County Line, Shurman, Mike Farris, Reckless Kelly, Folk Uke
Wednesday, September, 17 - Saturday, 20, 2008
Nashville Convention Center and premiere venues throughout the city of Nashville, TN.
Prize Package Details:
One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive:
- Pair of Badges for the full conference (all access to shows & panels)
Pair of tickets to the AMA Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium
One (1) First Prize winner will receive:
How to Win:
- This is Americana CD Sampler Pack Volumes #1 & #2
Official AMA T-Shirt
We will choose the winners on Friday, August 29th. In order to win, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
and make sure to enter in the subject line Americana Music Festival Prizes
. Include your name, address, and phone number in the body of the email.
For the Grand Prize, The Indy will notify you via email and telephone on August 29th. Once we confirm you as a winner, the Festival representative will then email a voucher certificate for you to take to Nashville for the event. The voucher will include instructions on where you can pick up your badges in Nashville along with a cell phone number & personal contact information for the Festival representative. She will be at the Festival to greet you and provide you with your tickets.
Runner Up Prizing:
For the Runner Up Prize, The Indy will notify you via email and telephone on August 29th. Once we confirm you as a winner, the Americana Festival representative with ship your prize to you.
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