10th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference

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The Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference will be celebrating is 10th anniversary. This year's event is expected to bring over 1000 executives, professionals and artists together from all over the world. The conference will be held in the Nashville Convention Center and premiere venues throughout the city on September 16-19, 2009.

The AMA Music Festival will feature up to 70 showcase or performance slots for both established and emerging artists, performing in both daytime slots and off-site evening showcases. There are six slots reserved for Sonicbids artists, two of which will be artists who submit by January 31. Selected artist get a small honorarium, ONE full conference registration and showcase wristbands (access to music venues only) for the remaining band members.

The Americana Music Conference features numerous panels, seminars, a trade show, and much more. This special event covers the interests and needs of artists, managers, labels, radio stations, publishers, agents, promoters, retailers, performing rights, legal and business affairs, tour-related services, merchandisers, new media, and all related allied professionals.

Genres accepted include Americana, roots, alternative country, folk, bluegrass and blues. Submissions will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and all artists will be notified no later than July 24, 2009.

The 2008 Music Festival featured many established and developing acts, covering a broad range of styles, including: Peter Bradley Adams, Marcia Ball, The Band of Heathens, The Belleville Outfit, The Boxmasters, Joe Ely, Dailey & Vincent, Mike Farris, Jason Isbell, Buddy Miller, Jason & The Scorchers, Ben Kweller, Langhorne Slim & The War Eagles, Gary Louris & Mark Olson (from The Jayhawks), Raul Malo, O'Death, Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Chip Taylor, The Waybacks and Paul Thorn.

Please note: If additional band members in selected bands wish to purchase full conference registrations, they may do so anytime at a special rate of $250.