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Tuesday, September 16 • 5:00pm - Wednesday, September 17 •12:00am
Americana Music Festival & Conference Kick-Off Bash

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Love attending the Americana Music Festival & Conference, but hate waiting
in the long registration lines on Wednesday? Join us at the Basement on
Tuesday, September 16 at 5 pm to pick up your credentials early, mingle and
hear great music! Music performances run from 6 pm to midnight. Program
books and goody bags will be available at the Registration desk at the
Hutton Hotel beginning at noon on Wednesday.

6 PM STEELISM IN-STORE AT GRIMEY’S. Open to the public.
WITH THE 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL.* Hosted by Will Kimbrough
Featuring Phil Madeira, Angaleena Presley and Caroline Rose
8 PM MIKE FARRIS* CD RELEASE: Shine for All the People, Compass Records
* Badges and wristbands only.


Angaleena Presley

Truth can sometimes slap you in the face. And it does when you listen to the music of Angaleena Presley. Hailing from the small mining town of Beauty in Eastern Kentucky, Presley’s comparisons have likened her to the strong females of country music who have blazed the trail before her: Bobbie Gentry, Dolly Parton, Patty Loveless, and Angaleena’s musical hero, Loretta Lynn. Writing in Nashville since 2002, Presley has established... Read More →

Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne of Little Feat

Looking back over the past 25 years of rootsy, string-based music, the impact of Leftover Salmon is impossible to deny. Formed in Boulder at the end of 1989, the Colorado slamgrass pioneers were one of the first bluegrass bands to add drums and tour rock & roll bars, helping Salmon become a pillar of the jam band scene and unwitting architects of the jam grass genre. | | Though the lineup would change through the years, the foundation of... Read More →

Mike Farris

There’s a hallowed hall, deep within the recesses of the heart, where an amazing truth resides: The power in your life can only be experienced when broken open and shared with the people who come into it. Back in 2005, Mike Farris cracked open the hallway door when, for the first time since the age of 15, he was clean and sober. Recording what would become the critically acclaimed Salvation in Lights (2007), a resurrected Mike... Read More →

Phil Madeira

Phil Madeira is a Nashville-based musician, artist, songwriter and producer. Phil has been a behind-the-scenes shaker and mover as a band member (Emmylou Harris; Her Red Dirt Boys, Buddy Miller, The Phil Keaggy Band) and session musician/songwriter (Alison Krauss, Mat Kearney, Old Crow Medicine Show, Buddy Miller, Garth Brooks, Toby Keith, Daniel Amos, Amy Grant, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Civil Wars, Julie Miller, The Band Perry... Read More →


It’s a short drive from Nashville, TN, to Muscle Shoals, AL: 125 miles, or about two hours if your foot’s on the leaden side, and you’ve left one musical Mecca for another. Thanks to Nashville instrumental duo Steelism, though, that gap is bridged in the time it takes to listen to a track. Comprised of guitarist Jeremy Fetzer, pedal steel player Spencer Cullum and backed by some of Nashville’s finest young musicians... Read More →

Will Kimbrough

Will Kimbrough is a singer, songwriter, award-winning guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, performer and bandleader with a voracious appetite for every aspect of music. Born and raised in the deep south of the Alabama Gulf Coast, he ingested eclectic FM radio sounds and the music of nearby New Orleans. In his quest to develop his musical capacities to their fullest, Will Kimbrough has become a modern-day Renaissance Man. Kimbrough’s... Read More →

Tuesday September 16, 2014 5:00pm - Wednesday September 17, 2014 12:00am
The Basement 1604 8th Ave S #330, Nashville, TN 37203

Attendees (106)