How Americana Has Taken Root In Europe And Australia -

Over the past two decades, AmericanaFest, the festival and conference celebrating roots music that takes place in Nashville, Tenn., has become what SXSW used to be: a place for both emerging and established artists to be heard and celebrated. By and large, the event is blissfully free of overbearing corporate branding and the kind of celebrity oversaturation that has made Austin such a shitshow every March.

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