Just Folkin' Around
Song - Artist - Album
sonoras death row - mark erelli jeffrey foucault - seven curses
The Americana Music Association has announced the award nominees for 2013. The winners will be revealed at the annual Americana and Awards show set for September 18th at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. The show will also be broadcast live on AXS TV. The field of potential winners includes longtime veterens and several new comers to the genre.
The awards ceremony is just part of the 5 day AMA 2013 Festival and Conference which will run from Sept 18th through the 22nd. The highlight of the week long affair will be the many artists scheduled to perform including Black Praire, Billy Bragg, Roseanne Cash, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale, The Infamous Stringdusters,JD McPherson,Darrell Scott & Tim O' Brien, Richard Thompson and Holly Williams.
The New York Times has called americana "the coolest music scene today" as it continues to gain popularity with both music fans and industry types alike. This year, the Grammys have added another category in the American Roots Music Field entitled 'Best American Roots Song". Here is the list of nominees.
Buddy & Jim, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Cheater's Game, Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison
From The Ground Up, John Fullbright
O' Be Joyful, Shovels & Rope
Old Yellow Moon, Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell
Birmingham - Shovels & Rope
Good Things Happen to Bad People - Richard Thompson
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
North Side Gal - JD McPherson
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Milk Carton Kids
Shovels & Rope
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell