2018 AmericanaFest took over Nashville during the week of Sept. 11–16, with the Honors & Awards ceremony on Sept. 12 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium serving as the week’s centerpiece.
Nashville’s 19th annual celebration of Americana music was another resounding success, with many of the figures exceeding totals from previous years.
2018 AmericanaFest By the Numbers
- AmericanaFest: 19th year
- Honors & Awards Ceremony: 17th year
- Days Long: 6
- Estimated Attendance: 50,000
- Performing Acts: 250+
- Conference Panels: 60
- Special Events: 100
- Performances: 500+
- Venues: 62
- States Represented: 42
- Countries Represented: 16
The 20th annual AmericanaFest will take place Sept. 10–15, 2019, in Nashville.
photo courtesy Getty Images for the Americana Music Association