The Americana Honors & Awards program, a two-hour special dedicated to roots music, will air on Sunday (Dec. 16) at 8:00 p.m. ET on AXS TV. The ceremony was taped at annual awards ceremony, held Sept. 13 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
The program will honor Bonnie Raitt, Booker T. Jones, Richard Thompson and others. Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller will serve as hosts for the evening.
In addition to the aforementioned honorees, performers include Guy Clark, John Hiatt, the Mavericks, Alabama Shakes, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Justin Townes Earle, Sarah Jarosz, Robert Ellis and the Deep Dark Woods. The evening’s finale will be an all-star tribute to the late Levon Helm.
The show will be rebroadcast on Dec. 17 at 12:20 a.m. ET.
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