Showcase Opportunity: AMERICANAFEST 2020

Showcase Opportunity: AMERICANAFEST 2020

Taking place September 15-20, 2020 in Nashville, TN

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Showcase submissions for AMERICANAFEST 2020 are now open and will be accepted through Friday, March 6, 2020.

The 20th annual AMERICANAFEST® will take place September 15-20, 2020, gathering thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN. With planning already underway, 2020 promises to once again be the must-attend event for anyone who loves the melting pot of Americana's influences including roots, folk, country, blues and soul-based music. Each year, AMERICANAFEST® brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars, fans, and industry professionals for six days of music and education.

Their conference portion features numerous panels, seminars, exclusive day time performances, and much more, proudly providing Nashville's most educational music industry forum. This special event covers the interests and needs of artists, managers, labels, radio stations, publishers, agents, promoters, retailers, legal and business affairs executives, merchandisers and new media professionals – all enthusiastically attended and presented by music industry leaders. And FYI, you do not have to be a member of the Americana Music Association® or in the music industry to purchase a conference registration and attend all the events. They encourage all music lovers to be a part of the conference experience. 

There are two (2) ways to submit:

Submissions are open to anyone via their digital platform for a small fee of $25. Digitally submit here.

Become an artist member of the Americana Music Association today and take advantage of free submissions, access to their expansive artist and industry global community, discounted conference registration rates and more! To join, click here. Once you join, you will find a free submission form link in your welcome letter.

Selected artists will showcase Tuesday, September 15 through Sunday, September 20 at many premier venues throughout Nashville, TN.

What do artists/bands get out of playing this festival? You can read all about the opportunities that come with being selected for an official showcase here.

Final deadline to apply is Friday, March 6, 2020.