Rooted in the past, Americana blasts off into the future

Americana Music Association (AMA) Executive Director Jed Hilly is exuberant about how far this relatively new genre has come More
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AMA festival, awards show bring the stars out

Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium will provide the ‘centerpiece’ for the conference that opens Wednesday. More
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Symphony, Americana acts join forces

Americana music has always been broader and more inclusive than just singer/songwriters performing acoustic sounds. More

Symphony plans special surprise for its season opener

Expect an historic collaboration when the Nashville Symphony takes the stage Sept. 12 for its 2009/2010 debut. More
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Buddy Miller, Justin Townes Earle top Americana award nominations

Read on to see all the nominees for the six, member-voted categories announced at a press conference Wednesday evening More
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Ryman inspired Keillor's beloved 'Prairie Home'

Garrison Keillor got the inspiration for A Prairie Home Companion while in Nashville to do an article about the Grand Ole Opry leaving its home at the Ryman Auditorium. More
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