Nashville is a truly amazing destination for anyone who loves music, theater, or the history of our country’s entertainment industry. Whether you’re looking for a countryfied concert, vibrant music festival, or museum filled with music memorabilia, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your time. If you’re a music junkie, the Americana Music Festival should be on your radar! We’ve compiled everything you need to know about it. If you catch yourself wanting more local insight, be sure to request access to our free Nashville Travel Guide.
What You Need to Know About the Americana Music Festival
Also known as AmericanaFest, the Americana Music Festival takes place each fall in Nashville, Tennessee. This special event brings music lovers and industry professionals together for six days of networking opportunities and intimate musical performances. Anyone who loves roots, folk, country, blues, or soul music is guaranteed a great time at the Americana Music Festival!
What to Expect at AmericanaFest
During this 5-day, multi-venue celebration, you can expect over 500 shows at around 60 of the best Nashville venues. The festival usually takes place in September, and the Americana Music Fest Conference features panels, seminars, and exclusive performances. Find out everything you need to know about artists, managers, labels, radio stations, and just about everything pertaining to the music industry. Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance and check out the lineup. You may see some of your favorite musicians!
Americana Music Fest Packages
A Conference Registration badge gives you access to every event at the festival. That includes every panel, party, luncheon, and performance. You can also buy two tickets to the awards show.
The Festival Wristband gets you into all of the nightly performances. In addition, you can attend about 100 select events and parties.
The Gold Circle Package is top of the line! It gets you everything that’s included in the Conference Registration and fantastic seats to the award show at Ryman Auditorium, as well as the rehearsals, a $40 voucher for AmericanaFest merchandise, and more!
Other Music Festivals to Attend in Nashville
If you can’t make the AmericanaFest, the good news is there’s no shortage of music festivals to attend throughout the year in Nashville! Here are just a few of our favorites:
- Bonnaroo: Manchester, TN
- Pilgrimage Music and Culture Festival: Franklin, TN
- CMA Music Festival: Nashville, TN
- Breakaway Music Festival: Nashville, TN
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