Americana Music Fest 2015: 27 Must-See Acts
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JD McPherson and Lee Ann Womack are a couple of the 27 must-see acts at the 2015 Americana Music Fest in Nashville. Jo Hale/Getty; Al Pereira/Getty

The lineup at this year's Americana Music Festival and Conference, kicking off tonight at venues throughout Nashville and running through the weekend, is especially eclectic, as country queens like Lee Ann Womack and Americana kingpins like Buddy Miller share space with Texas troubadours Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen, and scruffy garage yelpers Banditos. The diversity is what elevates the genre, a refuge for American music of all stripes. Anchored by the Americana Honors & Awards on Wednesday night, the festival features more than 200 artists. Here are 27 you just can't miss.