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The Americana Music Association UK



Welcome to the Americana Music Association UK

The AMA-UK is a professional trade association representing and advocating for the voice of American Roots music in the UK. Our membership comprises musicians, both from the UK and overseas, plus professionals from all sectors of the music industry, such as agents, promoters, venues, festivals, labels, distributors, retailers, management, touring, journalists, broadcasters and publicists.

We also welcome non-professional members in our new 'supporter' role, empowering Americana fans to actively support the music they love.

What is Americana music?

Our big-sister organisation Americana Music Association in the USA describe the genre as incorporating elements of various American roots music styles resulting in a distinctive sound that lives in a world apart from the pure forms of the genres upon which it may draw.  

See the latest Official Americana Album Chart

The weekly chart is based on sales and is published by the Official Charts Company 


Become a member

We are a professional not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to promote Americana music in the UK. By joining the AMA-UK you are supporting an organisation that gives voice to a genre of music that otherwise would not be heard. Read more about the benefits of membership 

Become a member today

2020 Annual Conference Schedule Announced

28th, 29th and 30th January 2020

We have three days of wonderful panels, talks, networking and workshops lined up, this is anyone working in the  Americana music community in all capacities  - the conference and showcase festival all take place in Hackney central - no need to travel once you arrive its all accessible by foot.

Delegate passes here (members log in for discounts)

Full schedule here (this is being updated on a regular basis)

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