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Summertyne Americana Festival 2016

AMA-UK at Summertyne Americana Festival 2016

We are delighted to be working with SummerTyne Americana Festival once again. Their 2016 lineup looks fabulous, with Mary Chapin Carpenter, multi-UK-Americana-Award winner Gretchen Peters, Imelda May and many more appearing over the weekend of 22-24 July at The...

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Kilkenny Roots 2016

Kilkenny Roots 2016

Is Kilkenny Roots the best little festival in the world? Andy Fyfe succumbs to the Marble City’s charms. And the music, of course… This is a marathon not a sprint, this is a marathon not a sprint, this is...

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The Americana Music Association

Americana Honors & Awards nominees announced

In a first for NPR Music, the announcement of this year’s nominees for the Americana Honors & Awards was broadcast live on Facebook, with performances from Margo Price, Sierra Hull & Ethan Jodziewicz and Lucinda Williams.   Read the full list...

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Under The Apple Tree Festival

Under the Apple Tree Festival in a Day

Bob Harris has announced a new series of shows to be held later this year at Cadogan Hall. Under the title Under the Apple Tree “Festival in Day”, the series will replace the weekend festival that had been planned...

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Bob Harris

Happy 70th Birthday Bob Harris!

On behalf of the AMAUK board I would like to relay our best wishes to the brilliant Bob Harris OBE on his 70th birthday. We can not express enough what his support, encouragement and time means to us, the...

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A Word From Our Awards Host Bob Harris OBE

I thought the inaugural Americana Music Association UK Conference & Awards were a total triumph. In one mesmerising night of brilliant performances and warm friendship, the UK Americana scene was summed up perfectly. There were too many highlights to...

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The UK Americana Awards Winners

  UK Album of The Year What Kind of Love – Danny & The Champions of the World (produced by Chris Clarke and Danny George Wilson) Searching for the Supertruth -The Dreaming Spires (produced by The Dreaming Spires) The...

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UK Americana Awards - The stage is set

The UK Americana Awards 2016

The doors are about to open at St John at Hackney for the inaugural UK Americana Awards. The conference has been a great success and we’re looking forward to an evening of celebration tonight. Follow the hashtag #AMAUK16 to...

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