Americanafest 2019 Preview and In Studio with Kelly Hunt

For the first time in 10 years, Tasty Brew Music Host Diana Linn will NOT be travelling to Nashville for the Americana Music Association’s Conference and Awards.  No worries….this week’s playlist is full of songs from this year’s Nominees.  The full list of 2019 Nominees:

Album of the Year

To the Sunset, Amanda Shires
The Tree, Lori McKenna
The Tree of Forgiveness, John Prine
Walk Through Fire, Yola

Artist of the Year

Brandi Carlile
Rhiannon Giddens
Kacey Musgraves
Mavis Staples

Song of the Year

“By Degrees,” Mark Erelli, Rosanne Cash, Sheryl Crow, Lori McKenna, Anais Mitchell, Josh Ritter (written by Erelli)
“Mockingbird,” Ruston Kelly (written by Kelly)
“People Get Old,” Lori McKenna (written by McKenna)
“Summer’s End,” John Prine (written by Prine and Pat McLaughlin)

Duo / Group of the Year

I’m With Her
Our Native Daughters
Tedeschi Trucks Band
The War and Treaty

Instrumentalist of the Year

Chris Eldridge
Eamon McLoughlin
Chris Powell
Michael Rinne

Emerging Artist of the Year

Jade Bird
J.S. Ondara
Erin Rae
The War and Treaty
Joining Diana Linn live in the studio is “Banjo” Kelly Hunt, fresh off her first summer tour in support of  “Evan the Sparrow”.  Kelly has found great critical success with her debut album and is finding her way on to many “best of” lists in 2019.   She is back home for a while and will be playing some hometown shows.  Learn more about what is in store for Kelly this Tuesday morning in the 7 am hour.

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