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AmericanaFest 2015 Report

The Americana Music Association’s annual Americanafest in Nashville, Tennessee, was an extra special one for the AMA-UK this year. We really made sure the Brits were noticed by stepping up our game considerably. Each year there are more and...

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How to take part in our Awards Nominations

The Nominations Process for the UK Americana Awards 2016 will open on Wednesday 28th October at 1pm and will close on Saturday 7th November at 1pm. The most important thing to remember is that you must be a member to...

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AMA-UK Conference & Awards

UK Americana Awards Nominations

Our inaugural UK Americana awards ceremony will be taking place on Wednesday 3rd February 2016 and we are really excited about it! Nominations open on Wednesday 28th October 2015 and will be open for seven days only. The results will...

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High & Lonesome Festival 2015

High & Lonesome Festival

Next month sees the High & Lonesome Festival return to Leeds for its second year. This year’s mouthwatering line-up includes AMA-UK member artists The Travelling Band, Lewis & Leigh and Harry Mundy. Tickets are available via Music Glue here:...

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AMA-UK Conference & Awards

The AMA-UK Conference & Awards 2016

We are super excited to announce our 2016 Conference and Awards, which will also feature an evening of showcase performances, all taking place in Hackney, London. More details about all the events can be found HERE. Early Bird Tickets...

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The AMA-UK on Spotify

To get ourselves in the festival spirit, we made a 2 part playlist for AmericanaFest 2015. These are some of our favourite tracks by artists performing this year. We’ll be making lots more playlists full of great tracks so...

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AmericanaFest 2015

AmericanaFest 2015 is almost upon us. Once again, the AMA have put together an exceptional line up of showcases, panels and events, not least another incredible line up for the annual awards show. This year, the AMA-UK will be...

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Hold the Date!

There is no way to convey the full extent of our unbridled joy in being able to announce that we will be holding our first UK Americana Awards show early next year. It will be combined with a two-day conference...

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The Bootleg BBQ at AmericanaFest 2015

British Underground and the Americana Music Festival in association with the AMA-UK present The Bootleg BBQ at AmericanaFest 2015! With three UK showcasing artists supported by the PRSF International Showcase Fund alongside new Loose Music signing Frankie Lee, award-winning...

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