The UK Americana Awards

Wednesday 3rd February 2016, Doors 7pm.
St. John at Hackney, Lower Clapton Road, London E5 0PD

The inaugural UK Americana Awards show will take place on 3rd February 2016 at the iconic St. John at Hackney music venue in East London.

We are honoured that the show will be hosted by the legendary broadcaster Bob Harris and our music director is award winning producer and musician Ethan Johns.

The UK Americana Awards celebrate the achievements of British and International members of the Americana music community.

In its inaugural year, the gala Awards show features performances from a host of stars of the Americana world: taking to the stage on the night are Gretchen Peters, Bear’s Den, Danny & The Champions of the World, The Dreaming Spires, Emily Barker, Lewis & Leigh, Cale Tyson, Robert Vincent and special guest Billy Bragg.

Guest presenters for the awards include Chris Difford, Ricky Ross, Elizabeth McGovern and more.

VIP tickets (seated at tables) are available at £68 each, and there are also a limited number of public tickets available in the balcony at £20.


  • UK Album of the Year
  • International Album of the Year
  • UK Artist of the Year
  • International Artist of the Year
  • UK Song of the Year
  • International Song of the Year
  • UK Instrumentalist of the year

The shortlist of nominees for 2016 can be found HERE

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.