AmericanaFest Submissions Open

If you are a band or musician and you want to appear in Nashville during AmericanaFest this year then you should be aware that showcase submissions for AMERICANAFEST® 2018, Septemebr 11-16 in Nashville, Tenn., are now open and will be accepted through Monday, March 26, 2018.
Now in its 19th year as the Americana Music Association’s® annual fundraiser, the destination music festival and conference provides a community-driven platform for artists to showcase for the top Americana tastemakers and industry from around the world.
There are two ways to submit for a showcase.
  • Submissions are open to the general public via the association’s digital platform here for a small fee of $25.
  • Artists may become an artist member of the Americana Music Association® today for an annual fee of just $35 and take advantage of free submissions, access to their expansive artist and industry global community, discounted conference registration rates and more. Artists can join by clicking here. Once an artist joins the association, he or she will find a free submission form link in their welcome letter.
Selected artists will showcase Tuesday, September 11 through Sunday, September 16 at many premiere venues throughout Nashville, TN.
For more information on AMERICANAFEST®, please visit
Brian Wise

Brian Wise was the Editor of Addicted To Noise‘s Australian site from 1997 – 2002. The site won two ONYA Awards as Best Online Music Magazine in 1999 & 2000. He has also been Editor since its reincarnation in 2013. He also presents the weekly music interview program Off The Record on 102.7 Triple R-FM ( in Melbourne. It is networked to 45+ stations across Australia on the Community Radio Network and is a four-time winner of the Best Music Program Award from the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. In 2012, it was nominated as a finalist in the Excellence in Music Programming category. Brian was also the Founding Editor & Publisher of Rhythms Magazine and is now its Senior Contributing Editor.

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