Americana Music Fest 2014: 26 Must-See Acts

From legends Buddy Miller and Marty Stuart to next-generation's Lindi Ortega and Sons of Bill, the ones to see at Americana's biggest celebration

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Joe Fletcher
Joe Fletcher performs at Americana Music Fest Erika Goldring/Getty Images22/26

Joe Fletcher

With a narrative writing style that eschews traditional structure in favor of twist-and-turn tales, Joe Fletcher's songs are like the musical version of Lombard Street: they wind and roll with steep changes, always ending with a birds-eye view that suddenly organizes it all into one delicate vision. The Rhode Islander-turned-Nashvillian's words flow more like folk poetry than verse-chorus status quo, picking on a honky-tonk spirit with a Tom Waits heart through his crowd-funded LP You've Got the Wrong Man. — Marissa R. Moss

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