Americana Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees

Today, the Americana Music Association announced this year’s slate of Lifetime Achievement Award honorees for its 20th Annual Americana Honors & Awards show on September 22. This group of top-honor recipients includes the Fisk Jubilee Singers (Legacy Award, co-presented by the National Museum of African American Music), The Mavericks (Trailblazer), …

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National Museum Of African American Music Opens Jan. 18

The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) will officially open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 18. On that day, the museum will host a socially distant ribbon-cutting ceremony with museum board members, staff, elected officials and community leaders at the entrance to the museum located at …

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NMAAM Receives Major Donation From Music City Center

Earlier today (7/11), the Convention Center Authority voted unanimously to provide $6 million to the National Museum of African American Music. With the gift, NMAAM will also name an important feature of the Museum the Francis Guess Roots Theater presented by Music City Center. “We are extremely thankful that the …

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