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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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AMA-UK Comp Winners Play SummerTyne

In our last member mailing we asked members to submit videos and music links to be up for a chance to play at SummerTyne Americana Festival, there were two slots on their concourse free stage up for grabs on...

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Spiral Earth Awards In Conjunction With AMA-UK

We were delighted to be asked by Spiral Earth to nominate bands for three categories in their 2015 awards. Previously having concentrated more on the folk genres they wanted to expand the awards with Americana acts. The winners were:...

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We Have Expanded The AMA-UK Board

We are very pleased to introduce the new board for The AMA-UK. Please have a look at the new board profiles MEET THE BOARD. We hope you agree we now have a great mix of people from across the...

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Members Gig and Tour Guide

If you have an event or tour that you want to let everyone know about, we have now set up links with the AmericanaUK website so that you can post your details there; they have an established Listings page...

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A weekend of Americana in Southport

We are delighted that this weekend is finally upon us.  Both Bob Paterson and Stevie Freeman will be at the Atkinson in Southport over the weekend to chat to members and non members about what we a have planned...

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