If you didn’t make it to Nashville in September for the 17th annual AmericanaFest, you can still catch some of the action thanks to CMT.
CMT will air the 2018 AmericanaFest TV special on Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. ET with performances by 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”), k.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”).
2018 AmericanaFest took over Nashville during the week of Sept. 11–16, with the Honors & Awards ceremony on Sept. 12 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium serving as the week’s centerpiece. More than 250 acts performed more than 500 shows over the five-day festival that took place at 62 different venues.
Check out the new promo below for CMT’s 2018 AmericanaFest TV special.
photo by Jason Simanek