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Austin City Limits Presents: Americana Music Festival 2016

Americana Music Festival 2016Nashville, TN, Austin, TX -- Austin City Limits (ACL) returns to Nashville for a special broadcast featuring performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards. ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2016 premieres November 19th on PBS and delivers dazzling performances that represent the genre’s diversity and excellence.

Austin City Limits Presents 2012 Americana Music Festival on PBS

Americana Music Festival 2012Austin, TX -- Austin City Limits (ACL) travels to Nashville for the second consecutive year to capture highlights from performances at the 2012 Americana Music Association Honors and Awards. ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2012 delivers an incredible line-up of artists that celebrates the best of Americana music today. Recorded live September 12th at The Americana Music Association's 11th Annual Americana Honors and Awards ceremony at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, the program showcases the genres' established and rising stars. Currently the fastest growing and one of the best selling genres, Americana music honors the roots of American music and has been hailed by The New York Times as “the coolest music scene today."

BMI Announces Excellent Austin City Limits Festival Lineup

Punch BrothersNashville, TN -- At this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival—October 12-14 in Austin, Texas—the work that leading performing right organization BMI does on behalf of songwriters will be represented with 15 musically diverse performances by an eclectic collection of artists. From 11:00 to 7:30 each day of the festival, in a shady corner of Zilker Park, ACL attendees will be able to beat the heat and experience a lineup of bands from across the United States and England, spanning rock and roll, honky tonk, country, indie rock, Americana and acoustic singer-songwriters.

ACL Presents: Americana Festival Hits a Home Run With Viewers

ACL Americana FestivalNashville, Tennessee - December 6, 2011 - "ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival" hit the right chord with PBS viewers reaching over two million households during its November 19-21 airing, making it the third highest-rated episode this year. In addition, the hour-long special resulted in an impressive 9% Soundscan sales increase for the artists who were featured in the show.

AirPlay Direct Congratulates the Americana Music Association on PBS Special

AirPlay DirectHosted by Jim Lauderdale, with an all-star house band led by Americana favorite Buddy Miller, the show runs the gamut of Americana music. "There are still opportunities to catch this festival overview on PBS, " encourages Robert Weingartz, Chairman and CEO of AirPlay Direct. "This program contains collaborations that are a must see and it serves as another reminder that this music is impacting all generations around the globe. Our search for the next Americana star is about to close and we hope to see our winner on this program next year."

Austin City Limits Presents: Americana Festival Nov. 19 on PBS

Avett Brothers at 10th American Music Assoc.Nashville, TN-November 8, 2011-Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris, Gregg Allman, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers and The Civil Wars are just a few of the artists appearing on "ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival," sponsored by Nissan and airing starting November 19th on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings). Called "the best awards show in the world" by Paste Magazine, the hour long special was filmed live at the Ryman Auditorium on October 13, 2011 during the sold-out Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards and features special performances from the genres' established and rising stars.

MilkDrive Earns Acclaim, Performing at RockyGrass, ACL Music Festival

MilkDriveAustin, TX -- MilkDrive, Austin's alt-folk-progressive acoustic string band, released its debut studio album, Road From Home produced by Bil VornDick (Alison Krauss, Bela Fleck), in April. The band has been touring since the release, and will perform at upcoming festivals RockyGrass and Austin City Limits Music Festival. MilkDrive recently performed on "Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour" and recorded a music video for the song, SoHo.

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