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2017 Americana Honors & Awards Show to be Streamed Live on Sept. 13

2017 Americana Honors & Awards Show to be Streamed Live on Sept. 13

The 2017 Americana Honors & Awards will be presented September 13 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Hosted by Jim Lauderdale and featuring an all-star band led by Buddy Miller, the awards show is the highlight of the 18th annual AmericanaFest, a six-day festival and conference celebrating American roots-inspired music that is put on by the Americana Music Association. A live video stream of the show will be webcast via NPRMusic.org starting at 6:30 p.m. CDT, while a live simulcast will air on SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country and several Nashville area radio stations. [To continue reading this article and see the list of nominees in six categories, click on the headline.]

2013 Future of Music Summit Set for Oct. 28-29

How might proposed changes to federal copyright law impact musicians and songwriters? How can artists make sense of new digital platforms for generating revenue from their music? How are musicians advancing social change? These are among the many questions to be addressed during the 2013 Future of Music Summit at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 28-29. [To continue reading a short preview of the summit, click on the headline.]