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AmericanaFest 2016: 20 Best Things We Saw

From Bob Weir’s cowboy songs to Aubrie Sellers’ lively set

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Aubrie Sellers' lively set and Bob Weir's preview of his new album 'Blue Mountain' were highlights of AmericanaFest 2016.

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With nearly 300 artists playing venues around Nashville, this year's Americana Music Festival & Conference was bursting at the seams with talent – not to mention an entire Western-wear shop of hats and boots. Icons like Bob Weir and John Prine and heirs to the throne Jason Isbell and Margo Price captivated with rousing sets, both official and underground, while upstarts like Courtney Granger and Marlon Williams proved the genre is skewing younger. Here are the 20 best things we saw at AmericanaFest 2016.


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