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Off the Record with Alan Cackett

Alan Cackett is now doing a monthly column on all things roots, Americana, and country. You can find his column here. Music as we know it is always changing, Americana and Country music are no strangers to change in music. Alan Cackett breaks down the popularity of Americana and it’s major influencers. He’s been writing […]


Showcase Artists for AmericanaFestUK 2017 Announced

We are delighted to announce the brilliant line up of UK and international showcase acts for AmericanaFestUK 2017 The showcase event will take place on the 1st Feb 2017 across three venues in Hackney, all within walking distance. Conference Delegates will have entry to all three venues and wristbands can be purchased at earlybird rate […]


Americana Music Association of Australia Officially Launches

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – The Americana Music Association of Australia (AMAA) will be officially launched in Sydney this week as part of the Australian Music Week conference, with Americana Music Association (AMA) President Jed Hilly on hand to help launch the association, and express his support for the partnership between the AMA and the AMAA.


Melbourne Based Singer-Songwriter Matt Joe Gow Returns With The New Album ‘Seven Years’

Spelling the end of a performing and recording hiatus, Melbourne-based singer-songwriter and troubadour Matt Joe Gow releases his new album Seven Years. After writing for a year in a tiny Victorian beachside town to reconnect with his writing and himself and after strong urging from long-time guitarist and collaborate, Andy Pollock, Matt headed into the […]


Out On The Weekend Stage Times and Merle Haggard Tribute Shows

Today Out On The Weekend, has announced playing times for this Saturday’s festival that celebrates and embraces the Alt-Country and the Americana genre. The event takes place for it’s third year at the picturesque Seaworks on the shores of Port Phillip Bay in Williamstown.


Americana Music Fest

Americana Music Festival & Conference Rates Extended Through August 1

Sunday, July 31, 2016 will be the last day to register for the Americana Music Festival & Conference at the $275/$375 rates. The price rates will rise to $325/$425 on Monday, August 1, with the conference walkup rate at $475. The 17th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference will take place on September 20-25, 2016. […]


UK Americana Conference & Awards 2017

We are excited to announce that the upcoming year’s annual Conference & Awards will take place in London on the 1st & 2nd of February in 2017! Please put this date in your diary. There will be more details will follow, with dates for nominations and applications for showcasing available soon. Please note that if you would […]