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The Mavericks, Skaggs join AmericanaFest lineup

Friday, June 19, 2015 – The Mavericks and Ryder Cooder/Sharon White/Ricky Skaggs were added by the Americana Music Association to AmericanaFest 2015 on Friday.

They are among more than 150 performers scheduled to play at the festival Sept. 15-20 in Nashville.

Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, JD Souther, Margo Price, The Suffers, Sam Outlaw, Donnie Fritts & John Paul White, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and The Wood Brothers also joined the list of performers.

Showcase wristbands ($50, increasing to $60 on Aug. 15) allow admission into all showcase venues, some sanctioned parties and special events. Festival and conference registrations ($365 for members/$465 for non-members) offer priority admission into all showcase venues, sanctioned parties and events, daytime educational panels, come with one ticket to the Americana Honors & Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium.

Artists announced for the festival today were: Adam Faucett, American Aquarium, Amy LaVere, Andrew Leahey & The Homestead, Band of Heathens, Buddy Miller, Buxton, Cale Tyson, The Carmonas, Daniel Romano, Darrell Scott, David Wax Museum Dirty River Boys, Donnie Fritts & John Paul White, Doug Seegers, Dreaming Spires, Dustbowl Revival, Eddie Berman, Eilen Jewell, The Fairfield Four, Gill Landry, The Good Lovelies, Great Peacock, Gretchen Peters, The Hillbenders, The Honeycutters, Humming House, JD & The Straight Shot, JD Souther, Jeffrey Foucault, Jim Lauderdale, Jonathan Tyler, Josh Rouse, JP Harris, Kacy & Clayton, Kelsey Waldon, Legendary Shack Shakers, Lewis and Leigh, Lindi Ortega, Los Colognes, Low Cut Connie, Luther Dickinson, Margo Price,McCrary Sisters, Michaela Anne, Miss Tess & The Talkbacks, Paper Bird, Pine Hill Project (featuring Richard Shindell & Lucy Kaplansky), Pony Boy, Porter, Possessed By Paul James, Raised By Eagles, Ron Pope & The Nighthawks,Ryan Culwell,Spirit Family Reunion, The Suffers, T. Hardy Morris, T Sisters, Taarka, Those Pretty Wrongs, Town Mountain, Uncle Lucius, Whitney Rose and Willie Watson

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