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Americana fest to pick showcase artists

Friday, January 23, 2009 – Two showcase artists for this fall's Americana music fest will be chosen by Feb. 1.

Submissions began last week to be considered for the showcase by Sonicbids. "The initial response has been tremendous," the Americana Music Association said in a statement.

The fest will be held Sept. 16-19 in Nashville. Conference registrations are currently at the early bird discounted rate of $250 for members and $350 for non members are available at the Americana Music Online Store.

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