KD Lang, Buddy Guy, Jason Isbell and extra might be featured
CMT will air the 90-minute particular 2018 AMERICANAFEST, that includes performances from the 17th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony held earlier this yr at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium. The particular celebrates the Americana style and won’t solely characteristic performances from longtime fan favorites and present-day Americana artists, however can even embrace new, unique interviews. 2018 AMERICANAFEST will premiere dwell on CMT on Thursday, December sixth at 9 pm ET/PT.
The new CMT particular will have a good time music with a spread performances from Americana artists together with Brandi Carlile (“The Joke”), Buddy Guy (“Damn Right, I’ve Got The Blues”), I’m With Her (“Overland”), Irma Thomas (“Time Is On My Side”), Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (“White Man’s World”), John Prine (“Summer’s End”), okay.d. lang (“Trail Of Broken Hearts”), Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real (“Forget About Georgia”), Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (“Hey Mama”), Fantastic Negrito, Nelson and Rateliff (“Fortunate Son”), Margo Price (“A Little Pain”), Rosanne Cash (“Everyone But Me”) and Tyler Childers (“Nose On The Grindstone”). The group additionally comes collectively for a never-before-seen model “Chain Fools.”
“Music lovers, even those that will not be accustomed to Americana, will wish to see this present,” says Leslie Fram, SVP Music and Talent, CMT. “The degree efficiency and musicality with these artists is one thing extraordinarily particular and we hope these 90 minutes will entertain those that already love Americana music, and can flip extra folks into followers the style.”
“We are past thrilled to carry this extremely particular present to CMT,” provides Jed Hilly, Executive Director, Americana Music Association. “We hope that associates and households will be capable to come collectively this vacation season and expertise what makes Americana music a stupendous melding genres that celebrates artists from all walks life.”
The airing comes as subsequent yr’s AMERICANAFEST is introduced for September 10-15, 2019, gathering hundreds artists, followers, and business pressionals from all around the world in Nashville, TN. With planning already underway, 2019 guarantees to as soon as once more be the must-attend occasion for anybody who loves the melting pot Americana’s influences together with roots, people, nation, blues and soul-based music. Each yr, AMERICANAFEST brings collectively legendary artists, the subsequent technology rising stars, followers, and business pressionals for six days music and training and that includes greater than 500 performances at nearly 60 Nashville’s distinguished venues.