AMERICANAFEST Adds 100 New Showcase Artists For 2023

[The following is from the official press release.]

The Americana Music Association announced its third round of showcasing artists slated to perform at its annual AMERICANAFEST, which runs from September 19-23 in Nashville.

Dale WatsonEilen JewellJohn Paul WhiteThe Secret Sisters, The Shindellas, and Tommy Prine are among the 100 newly-announced artists (a full list can be found below).

AMERICANAFEST 2023 will see artists hit the stage at new and historic Nashville venues with official showcases taking place at 3rd & Lindsley, The 5 Spot, AB Hillsboro Village, Analog, The Basement, The Basement East, The Blue Room, Brooklyn Bowl, City Winery, City Winery Lounge, Eastside Bowl, Exit/In, Jane’s Hideaway, Musicians Corner, Riverside Revival, Station Inn, and The Vinyl Lounge.

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2023 AMERICANAFEST Festival Passes are on sale to the public at $149. Available online here, Festival Passes allow admission into all evening showcase venues and select sanctioned special events. Conference + Festival Passes are currently on sale to the public at the rate of $499 ($399 for Americana Music Association Members).

The 23rd annual AMERICANAFEST will take place September 19-23, 2023 in Nashville, Tenn., once again bringing together music industry professionals and fans alike for five days of discovery, insight and connections. 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 generous support from the Tennessee Department of Tourism, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC.

2023 Festival Passes On Sale Now

Full List of Showcasing Artists Confirmed for AMERICANAFEST 2023:
* = New artists announced in the third round

Abby Hamilton*

Abby Posner

Abe Partridge*

Adeem the Artist


Alex Hall*

Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves*

Amelia White + The Blue Souvenirs*

Amythyst Kiah

The Arcadian Wild

Ashley Ray*

Autumn Nicholas


The Band of Heathens

Bella White

Benjamin Dakota Rogers

Beth Bombara*

Billy Allen & The Pollies*

Blue Water Highway

Bobby Rush

Boo Ray and His Shod-Hot Band*


Brennen Leigh*

Brit Taylor*

Brother Bird*

Caitlin Canty

Caleb Caudle*

Caleb Elliott*

Cat Clyde*

Chance Emerson*

Channing Wilson

Charlie Treat*

Chatham Rabbits

Christian Lopez

Chuck Mead

Colby Acuff

Cole Chaney*

Cory Branan

Cruz Contreras*

Dale Watson*

Dallas Burrow

Dan Tyminski Band

Darling West


David Nance & Mowed Sound*

David Wax Museum*

Dawn Landes

Dean Johnson*

Della Mae*


Dom Flemons

Dori Freeman*

Duquette Johnston*

Dylan Earl*

Eddie 9V*

Eilen Jewell*

Elles Bailey

Emily Nenni

Eric Bolander*

Esther Rose

Ever More Nest*

Fantastic Cat


Gabe Lee*


Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane 

Grace Morrison*

The Grahams

Greenwood Rye*

Gretta Ziller*

The Hanging Stars

The HawtThorns*

Heather Mae*

Ira Wolf*

J.R. Carroll

Jack Botts

Jaimee Harris

Jake Kohn

Jason Carter*

Jason Hawk Harris*

Jeff Plankenhorn*

Jeffrey Martin*

Jenny Owen Youngs*

Jeremy Pinnell

Jess Williamson

Jesse Dayton*

Jessye DeSilva

Jill Andrews*

Jobi Riccio*

John Paul White*


Jon Muq

Joshua Quimby*

Joy Clark*

JP Harris’ Dreadful Wind and Rain

Julie Williams

Kaitlin Butts*

Kassi Valazza

Kevin Daniel & The Bottom Line*

Korby Lenker*

Kyle Tuttle 

Laura Cantrell

Leon Majcen*

Leon Timbo

Lindsay Lou*

The Lil Smokies

Liv Greene

Liz Brasher*

Logan Halstead*

Lola Kirke

Madeline Hawthorne*

Maggie Rose*

Marc Scibilia*

Mariel Buckley*

Mary Bragg*

Mary Gauthier

Matt Koziol*

Maya de Vitry*

The McCrary Sisters*

Mia Borders*

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

Mick Flannery

Mighty Poplar

Mike Stinson & Johnny Irion*

Mikey Ferrari*

Minor Gold*


Mya Byrne

Nat Myers 

Nick Shoulders

Nigel Wearne

Noah Guthrie* 

Nolan Taylor

Odie Leigh

Ole Kirkeng


The Panhandlers

Parker Millsap

Peter One*

Philip Bowen

Philip-Michael Scales

The Pink Stones*

The Prescriptions*

Robbie Fulks

Robert Ellis

Roger Harvey

Ruen Brothers*

Sam Johnston*

Sam Nelson of X Ambassadors

Sarah Jarosz

Sean Della Croce*

The Secret Sisters*

The Sensational Barnes Brothers

The Shindellas*

The Shootouts

Shovels & Rope

Simeon Hammond Dallas*


Sons of the East

Sons of Town Hall*

Sophie Gault*

Steep Canyon Rangers

Striking Matches*

Summer Dean 

Sunny War


Suzy Bogguss*


Tanner Usrey

Taylor McCall*

Teddy Thompson* 

Them Dirty Roses*

Theo Kandel*

Thunderstorm Artis

Time Sawyer*

Tommy Prine*

Trapper Schoepp*

The Two Tracks*

Tyler Ramsey*

The Wandering Hearts

The Watson Twins

West Texas Exiles*

The Wheelhouse Rousters*

Wild Ponies*

Willi Carlisle

William Fitzsimmons

William Matheny*

William Prince

William Tyler & The Impossible Truth*

Wyatt Edmondson*

Wyatt Flores

Yasmin Williams

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