Category Archives: Conferences

Americana Music Association Conference & Festival 2011 Wrap Up

On the night of the 10th annual Americana Music Association Awards, the director of the organization, Jed Hilly, recounted from the stage of the historic Ryman Auditorium a few of the key accomplishment te genre…

Lucinda Williams, Gregg Allman, Jerry Douglas, Rick Hall and Bob Harris To Be Honored by Americana Music Association

The Americana Music Association conference  and Awards Show is shaping up to be the best so far.  Legendary rocker Gregg Allman, Dobro master Jerry Douglas, Fame Studios producer Rick Hall, BBC radio host Bob Harris…

News Round Up: Kris Kristofferson Cruises

Chico California’s NewsReview.com features a brief interview with local resident Merle Haggard. Whitney Self at the CMT.com blog details the story behind Kris Kristofferson’s most famous hit and its Italian cinematic motivation.See him perform this…

News Round Up: Kanye and Swift Give MTV Some Press

Scottish-Canadian country singer Johnny Reid was in the running for six awards, including Album of the Year for his latest release Dance With Me.The singer took home five trophies including Album, Songwriter, Video and Male…

News Round Up: Willie Nelson Works with T Bone Burnett

For a man in his 70s Willie Nelson is showing no signs of slowing down. The Texas Yoda is reportedly working with producer T Bone Burnett (O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Walk the Line…

Americana Music Association Partners with the Nashville Film Festival

The Americana Music Association (AMA) will partner with the Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) to present two premiere screenings during the 10th Annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, September 16-19, 2009 in Nashville. “Americana on Film”…

Dale Watson: The Titanium Fox

See the entire Loretta Lynn – Honky Tonk Girl documentary on YouTube! Patterson Hood and the Screwtopians stopped by the Daytrotter Sessions to lay down some Southern fried goodness. The Texas Country Music Hall of…