The centerpiece of AmericanaFest, the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards show, has announced the performers for its ceremony on Sept. 11 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.  

Performers will include Jade Bird, Brandi Carlile, Elvis Costello, Mark Erelli, Rhiannon Giddens, I’m With Her, Ruston Kelly, Delbert McClinton, Lori McKenna, Maria Muldaur, John Prine, J.S. Ondara, Our Native Daughters, Erin Rae, Amanda Shires, Mavis Staples, The War and Treaty and Yola.

In addition, The Milk Carton Kids will once again be on hand to host. Honorees for the evening include: Felice & Boudleaux Bryant, Elvis Costello, Delbert McClinton, Maria Muldaur, Frank Johnson, Rhiannon Giddens and Mavis Staples. 

Nashville’s 2019 AmericanaFest, held from Sept. 10–15, will feature approximately 500 performances from more than 250 artists at more than 50 venues. Check out the full list of nominees from the 2019 Americana Awards on September 11.

Americana Honor & Awards Announces 2019 Performers: John Prine, Elvis Costello, Brandi Carlile, More


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