AMERICANAFEST® Recap for Saturday, Sept. 15, featuring The Filming Station, Music of Mobile, Alabama & more

AmericanaFest® hosted even more exciting events with these highlights on Saturday, Sept. 15.

Saturday’s events at Americanafest® were full of music to everyone’s ears with curated events featuring renowned and independent musicians, with the finest in music from women and men. Check out the recap of some of the best events from Saturday’s fun!

AMERICANAFEST® hatWRKS HAPPENIN’ Day Party on 8th Ave. South – An interesting hat shop, featuring a variety selection for both men and women, from dress hats to western, and other styles. The creations are made by hand and in-house, with exclusive performances featuring Boo Ray, Angie Aparo, BARK, David Olney, and Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons.

THE FILMING STATION LIVE | THE FILMING STATION | 501 8TH AVE S – This event featured live shows from Mike Farris, Strung Like A Horse, Lera Lynn, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Robbie Fulks with Linda Gail Lewis, among others, with two stages, inside and out. The event was presented by Ovation Artist Group and Transoceanic Records.


THE MUSIC OF MOBILE, ALABAMA|WHITE AVENUE STUDIO | 2517 WHITE AVE – Mobile, Alabama has been a central cultural figure of the Gulf Coast for over 300 years. Not only does Mobile have exciting events and happenings, they have great music too. Live music was featured by Will Kimbrough, Ross Newell of the Mulligan Brothers, Lisa Mills, Erdman, Molly Thomas & Rick Hirsch, and Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet.

BOOTLEG BBQ | THE GROOVE | 1103 CALVIN AVE – The Bootleg BBQ at The Groove featured a stellar line-up of UK and US acts, featuring previous break-out performances from Sturgill Simpson and Yola Carter, and this year featured an equal amount of immaculate performances. The line-up included Worry Dolls, Ida Mae, John Smith, William The Conqueror, The Wandering Hearts and Aaron Lee Tasjan. The event is brought to you by British Underground in association with AMA-UK and The Bluegrass Situation, and is supported by Arts Council England and the PRS Foundation.

Lindsey Borders

Lindsey is an avid music enthusiast, and has worked in every capacity that music and entertainment have to offer. Because her parents had her young, she grew up on mostly '70s and '80s music, which was a staple in their household every day. She has interviewed a wide range of artists, actors and authors, including Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Jake Kiszka (Greta Van Fleet), Beth Hall ("Mom," "Mad Men"), Chris McNally ("When Calls the Heart"), Anna Todd (After), among numerous others. Catch her on Instagram and Facebook @talentinborders.


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