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AMERICANAFEST to Return to Nashville on Sept. 13-17; Passes On Sale Friday

AMERICANAFEST - The Americana Music Association’s Signature Festival and Conference - to Return to Nashville, Tenn., on Sept. 13-17, 2022

Event to feature hundreds of music discovery showcases as well as numerous top-tier industry panels and vibrant special events over five days Passes On Sale Friday, February 11 at

A global destination for live music discovery and insight, AMERICANAFEST, the Americana Music Association's marquee festival and conference, is slated for Sept. 13-17 in multiple premier venues throughout Nashville, Tenn. Passes will be on sale this Friday, February 11 at 10am CT/11am ET at More information on each pass including pricing can be found below.

This year, AMERICANAFEST will take place over five days on Tuesday (9/13) - Saturday (9/17), with three days of music business panels as part of its first-rate conference at The Westin Nashville on Wednesday - Friday; four nights of music discovery showcases Wednesday - Saturday; and many daytime special events hosted by friends and supporters of AMERICANAFEST beginning on Tuesday.

The Americana Music Association’s critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards ceremony will once again serve as the hallmark event of the week, celebrating the roots music community’s brightest musicians on the evening of Wednesday, September 14 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Tickets for the show will be on sale at a later date.

For attendees wanting the full AMERICANAFEST experience with access to panels, showcases and all special events, they should purchase a Conference + Festival Pass which is currently priced at $349 ($249 for Americana Music Association members). For music fans who are just interested in the nighttime showcases and select special events, they can purchase a Festival Pass instead, currently priced at $125. These pass rates expire after April 14.

Those who have purchased passes for previous years but were unable to attend should keep an eye on their email inbox for information regarding their options for 2022.

Artists interested in showcasing at this year’s festival can apply here beginning February 15. The first programming announcement for AMERICANAFEST 2022 will be revealed in late summer

For more information on the Americana Music Association, please visit


The 22nd annual AMERICANAFEST will take place September 13-17, 2022 in Nashville, Tenn., once again bringing together music industry professionals and fans alike for five days of discovery, insight and connections. Declared a "veritable juggernaut" by American Songwriter, AMERICANAFEST showcases hundreds of artists and bands throughout many notable venues in Nashville, TN. The destination event also features a first-rate industry conference, bringing together the top tier of the music business to discuss current industry topics and issues. Musical festivities are kicked off by the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards, which celebrates luminaries and welcomes the next generation of trailblazers while offering one-of-a-kind performance pairings at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium. For more information, please visit

About the Americana Music Association:

The Americana Music Association is a professional not-for-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 AMERICANAFEST and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards program. The Americana Music Association receives enormous support from the Tennessee Department of Tourism, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC.

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