Article Contributed by KG Music Press | Published on Monday, September 13, 2021

The Americana Music Association returns to form for 2021 with the in-person embodiment of AMERICANAFEST. The annual event brings together fans and industry professionals alike and The California Country Show is ready to pick up where they left off by presenting 3 stellar events celebrating the rich history of Americana music inspired by and emanating from the West Coast. All three events are produced by Manda Mosher and Eric Craig of Blackbird Record Label in association with Deb Morrison of Prickly Pear Presents. The California Country Show Official AMERICANAFEST Event at ACME Feed & Seed is hosted by Dave Bernal of The California Country Radio Show & Podcast.

Thursday, September 23rd: “The Buzz” at Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge from 3-6pm (102 E Palestine Ave. Madison, TN) 

Artists this year include a killer line up of Americana artists from California and Nashville: Dave Bernal | Bart Ryan | Ted Russell Kamp | Elijah Ocean | Amilia K Spicer | Deb Morrison | Manda Mosher | Tawny Ellis | Heather Anne Lomax | Pi Jacobs | David Newbould* | Kyle LaLone

* Denotes official showcase artist

Friday, September 24th: “The California Country Show Official AMERICANAFEST Event” from Noon-6:00pm @ ACME Feed & Seed (101 Broadway Nashville, TN)

In 2019 Chip Frazier and Shawn Underwood of Twangville hailed the event as one of the best at AMERICANAFEST.

Performances by: Jonathan Tyler* | Sam Outlaw | Brian Wright & The SneakUps (w/special guest Mya Byrne) | LadyCouch | Garrison Starr* | Chris Pierce* |The Mastersons (of Steve Earle’s "The Dukes") | The Whitmore Sisters* (feat. Eleanor Whitmore of The Mastersons and Bonnie Whitmore) | The Wild West | Dead Rock West | Ted Russell Kamp (Shooter Jennings Band, Tanya Tucker)

*Denotes official showcase artists

Of note:

    Dave Bernal of The California Country Radio Show & Podcast interviews artists for ACME Radio Live after performances.
    Sam Outlaw will be celebrating the release of his new album, Popular Mechanics which releases in November 2021.
    The Wild West is marking the event as their Nashville premier made up of California Americana highlight artists Manda Mosher, Amilia K Spicer, Tawny Ellis, Pi Jacobs, Heather Anne Lomax and Deb Morrison.
    The Wild West, Dead Rock West and LadyCouch are all Blackbird Record Label recording artists
    Line up subject to change and a special guest may be announced at a later date
    This event is included in the AMERICANAFEST app.

Two additional showcases produced by California Country Show Events bookend the main event.

Saturday, September 25th: “The West Coast Turnaround” hosted by Ted Russell Kamp from Noon - 3:45pm @ The Bowery Vault (2905 C, Gallatin Pike 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN )

Performances by: Ted Russell Kamp | Amilia K Spicer | Pi Jacobs | Melody Guy | Bart Ryan | Travis Napier