The 14th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show, held at the historic Ryman Auditorium on Wed., Sept. 16th and hosted by Jim Lauderdale, the show kicks off the 16th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, and features an all-star house band -- led by Buddy Miller -- and includes Don Was, Chad Cromwell, Fats Kaplin, Ian Fitchuk, The McCrary Sisters and Bill Payne, legendary founding member of Little Feat.
This year's presenters include: Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale of the Milk Carton Kids, Rosanne Cash, Marc Ribot; Rob Bleetstein and John Grimson; Abigail Washburn and Noam Pikelny; Ron Sexsmith and Mary Gauthier; Ry Cooder; Rodney Crowell; Sara and Sean Watkins; John Kay and Ken Paulson; and Robyn Hitchcock.
In addition to performances by Lifetime Achievement Award honorees Buffy Sainte-Marie, Don Henley, Gillian Welch, David Rawlings, Ricky Skaggs and Los Lobos, the show will feature Ry Cooder and Sharon White; Shakey Graves with Esme Patterson, Rhiannon Giddens, John Hiatt, Houndmouth, Jason Isbell, Nikki Lane, Jim Lauderdale, The Lone Bellow, Mavericks, Buddy Miller with Marc Ribot, Keb Mo, Robert Randolph with the Fairfield Four and the McCrary Sisters, Doug Seegers, Lucinda Williams and Lee Ann Womack.
Listen to Folk Alley's 2015 Americana Music stream.
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