The UK Americana Awards 2017

Thursday 2nd February 2017, Doors 6.45pm
St. John at Hackney, Lower Clapton Road, London E5 0PD

The second UK Americana Awards show takes place on 2nd February 2017 at the iconic St. John at Hackney music venue in East London.

The awards celebrate the achievements of British and International members of the Americana music community, and we are honoured that the show will once again be hosted by the legendary broadcaster Bob Harris OBE, with Ethan Johns our musical director.

Performances on the night come from: Yola Carter, William the Conqueror, Wildwood Kin, Danni Nicholls, Lewis & Leigh, Peter Bruntnell, Sam Outlaw, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Richard Thompson. Awards presenters include Harry Shearer, Imelda May and more…

UK Album of the Year
Ghost by Lewis & Leigh (produced by Matt Ingram)
Mockingbird Lane by Danni Nicholls (produced by Chris Donohue)
Nos Da Comrade by Peter Bruntnell (produced by Peter Bruntnell)
Palomino by Treetop Flyers (produced by Treetop Flyers)

International Album of the Year
A Sailor’s Guide To Earth by Sturgill Simpson (produced by Sturgill Simpson)
American Band by Drive-By Truckers (produced by David Barbe)
Angeleno by Sam Outlaw (produced by Ry Cooder and Joachim Cooder)
Midwest Farmer’s Daughter by Margo Price (produced by Alex Munoz and Matt Ross-Spang)

UK Artist of the Year
Bear’s Den
Billy Bragg
Lewis & Leigh
Yola Carter

International Artist of the Year
Margo Price
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Richmond Fontaine
Sturgill Simpson

UK Song of the Year
‘Mr Sunshine’ by Peter Bruntnell (written by Peter Bruntnell and Bill Ritchie)
‘Silver Liner’ by Ethan Johns & the Black Eyed Dogs (written by Ethan Johns)
‘Tend To The Thorns’ by William the Conqueror (written by Ruarri Joseph)
‘The 4:19’ by Lewis & Leigh (written by Al Lewis and Alva Leigh)

International Song of the Year
‘Dust’ by Lucinda Williams (written by Lucinda Williams)
‘Hands of Time’ by Margo Price (written by Margo Price)
‘Somebody Save Me’ by Cale Tyson (written by Cale Tyson)
‘Welcome To Earth (Pollywog)’ by Sturgill Simpson (written by Sturgill Simpson)

UK Instrumentalist of the Year
CJ Hillman
Dave Little
Henry Senior
Kirk Bowman

Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award
Wildwood Kin

Lifetime Achievement Award
Richard Thompson

Trailblazer Award
Albert Lee

About the Venue

St. John at Hackney
Lower Clapton Road
E5 0PD

Getting there:

We recommend using Citymapper.

By bus:
Hackney is well served by London Transport – bus routes come and go in all directions – , or TFL’s own website.