About Us

Wouldn’t it be great if we had an Americana Music Association like they have in the States?” Bob Butler, Grapevine Music Agency

About The AMA-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.


Greater recognition of Americana music in the UK.

Recognition of the genre category at retail.

Build a vibrant network of like-minded businesses to promote Americana music in the UK and foster links to similar networks internationally, not least the Americana Music Association in the US.

Nurture and support UK artists in the Americana field.

Support international Americana artists touring the UK.