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AMA-UK Songwriting Workshop

Songwriting Workshop

The AMA-UK is offering the unique opportunity to workshop one of your songs with four of the top songwriters and experts in Americana. Eight slots are available for members who have purchased delegate tickets and successful artists will be...

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Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg to receive Trailblazer Award

We are completely overjoyed to announce that Billy Bragg will receive The Trailblazer Award at February’s inaugural UK Americana Awards. The AMA-UK Board chose Billy for this inaugural award for his incredible contribution to the genre. And what’s more, he will...

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Showcase applications open

Applications to perform at the AMA-UK showcase in 2016 are now open to AMA-UK members only. The showcase performances will be held on Tuesday 2nd February at a venue in Hackney, close to where the AMA-UK 2016 conference is...

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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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