AMERICANAFEST: 2021 Americana Music Festival & Conference

at Various Locations (Nashville)

Nashville, TN

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Come celebrate our incredible Americana music community during AMERICANAFEST, our annual music festival and conference, taking place Sept. 22-25, 2021 in Nashville, TN.

For over 20 years now, our community has gathered in Music City for music discovery, industry insight, quality hangs and unforgettable times in over 70 venues. AMERICANAFEST brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars and industry professionals for four days of music and education.

Daytime conference activities and sessions are held at our host hotel, The Westin Nashville. Evening showcases are held at a host of prestigious music venues throughout the city.

Conference + Festival Pass Rates:
4/8 - 6/28: $349 Standard Rate, $249 for Association Members
6/29 - 9/13: $399 Standard Rate, $299 for Members
9/14 - Walkup: $499 Standard Rate

Festival Pass Rates:
4/8 - 6/28: $175
6/29 - 9/25: $199

*Please note the Conference + Festival Passes will not receive priority access over Festival Passes into nighttime showcases this year. Everyone will be able to enter together.

Americana Music Association members can purchase conference passes at a discounted rate. Members will need a special code to access the Member Rate, which can be found within the Member Portal. Login to the Member Portal here.

Our full schedule will be available later this summer. For now, here's a breakdown of this year's event:
  • Wednesday - Friday: Learn from top music industry pros and artists as they talk about today's important topics and issues during many panels at The Westin Nashville, the home of our daytime conference. (Conference passes only)
  • Thursday - Saturday: Experience the joy of live music discovery at one of the hundreds of nighttime showcases at many premier venues in Nashville, TN. (Conference and Festival passes)
  • Wednesday - Saturday: Check out incredible special events that highlight our community on Wednesday night and during the day throughout the whole week. These fun hangs are hosted by our friends and supporters. (Conference passes for all events, Festival passes for most events)

We'll also be celebrating Americana music's finest during the Americana Honors & Awards on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at the Ryman Auditorium. Tickets for the ceremony are separate and will be on sale at a later date. Any future updates about the Honors & Awards ticketing process will be posted here.

Questions? Visit our FAQ page here.

View our Refund Policy here.

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Various Locations (Nashville)

Nashville, TN, 37203

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