Guest DJ Hour: Kelly McCartney Recaps AmericanaFest 2016

by Cindy Howes, FolkAlley.com

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In our latest Guest DJ hour, Kelly McCartney, Folk Alley’s music writer/critic/interviewer/blogger, joins Folk Alley host, Cindy Howes, for a recap of this year’s Americana Music Association Festival and Conference. McCartney attended AmericanaFest – which is the premiere Americana music conference, festival and awards show – in Nashville from September 20th – 25th. Kelly, who is also the managing editor at the Bluegrass Situation, held about a dozen “Hangin’ & Sangin'” interviews and performance sessions via FaceBook Live.

In her Guest DJ hour, she describes the events of the festival and talks about highlights from her interview sessions.

Set List:

Amanda Shires – “Pale Fire”
Jason Isbell – “Flagship”
Indigo Girls – “Spread the Pain Around”
Chely Wright – “You Are the River”
Marlon Williams – “Lonely Side of Her”
The Cactus Blossoms – “Powder Blue”
Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones – “As You Were”
Rose Cousins – “What’s Love Got to Do with It”
Sara Watkins – “Without a Word”
Kaia Kater – “Paradise Fell”
Applewood Road – “Applewood Road”
Dylan LeBlanc – “Look How Far We’ve Come”


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