On Thursday, September 12th, 2019, Concord’s label and publishing entities, Concord Records, Concord Music Publishing, Fantasy, Loma Vista Recordings and Rounder will partner for an unprecedented label and publisher event at AmericanaFest. The event held at The Ainsworth will feature collaborations, conversations and never before seen sets from acclaimed and emerging artists.
The festivities will kick off at 12PM CT and will feature special performances by Andrew Bird, Della Mae, Sierra Ferrell, Béla Fleck, Ruston Kelly, Logan Ledger, The Record Company, Caroline Spence, Billy Strings, Tanya Tucker and The War & Treaty. Artist info below.
The Soul of Americana – Convergence of The War & Treaty + Della Mae
12:00pm – 12:30pm (Rounder Records)
Della Mae and The War & Treaty rendezvous at the spot where the blues, country, R&B, rock & roll and gospel converge.
The Kings of Strings
Billy Strings + Béla Fleck
12:45pm – 1:15pm (Rounder Records)
Fifteen-time GRAMMY Award-winner Béla Fleck and rising sensation Billy Strings are pairing up for a special collaboration. Masters of the guitar and banjo will come together for an unforgettable performance.
The Record Company Unplugged
1:30pm – 1:50pm (Concord Records)
Come see the GRAMMY-nominated trio like you’ve never seen them before. The Record Company will showcase some of their varied influences in a stripped-down, acoustic style.
Young Nashville in the Round
Logan Ledger + Caroline Spence + Sierra Ferrell
2:10pm – 2:45pm (Rounder Records & Concord Music Publishing)
Three of Nashville’s rising stars gather for a special in the round performance.
Caroline’s Rounder debut Mint Condition was released to critical acclaim earlier this year, while Logan and Sierra’s highly-anticipated respective label debuts are slated for 2020.
Folk Heroes and Tall Tales
Andrew Bird + John C. Reilly
3:15pm – 4:00pm (Loma Vista Recordings)
Internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler and songwriter Andrew Bird will be joined by actor/comedian John C. Reilly for a performance and a discussion of his finest work yet.
Tanya Tucker Unscripted: An Intimate Conversation Between Mother and Daughter
4:15pm – 4:45pm (Fantasy Records)
Icon Tanya Tucker sits down with daughter Presley Tucker for an intimate conversation about family, legacy and her new album While I’m Livin’.
Ruston Kelly: This Sh*t’s Not Country, It’s Dirt Emo
5:00pm – 5:30pm (Rounder Records & Concord Music Publishing)
Ruston Kelly showcases his new collection of dirt-soaked covers from his upcoming release Dirt Emo vol. 1. Hand-picked by Ruston from the Emo canon, he is forging a path in this previously uncharted genre.
Concord is the independent, worldwide leader in the development, management and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing and theatrical performance rights. Concord has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, London, Berlin and Miami and operates via three primary operating divisions:
Concord Recorded Music is comprised of five active labels across many musical genres: Concord Records, Fantasy Records, Fearless Records, Loma Vista Recordings and Rounder Records. Concord is also home to the #1 kids’ music brand, KIDZ BOP.
The company’s historical labels are managed by its Craft Recordings team, and include such storied imprints as Fania, Independiente, Milestone, Musart, Nitro, Pablo, Prestige, Riverside, Savoy, Specialty, Stax, Telarc, Varèse Sarabande, Vee-Jay and Wind-up. Concord’s master recording portfolio contains more than 12,000 active albums and includes no less than 273 GRAMMY® winners (representing approximately 6.3% of all the GRAMMYs® ever awarded) and over 400 gold, platinum, multi-platinum and diamond RIAA certifications across 215 titles.
Concord Music Publishing represents more than 390,000 copyrighted works spanning all musical genres and including many of the world’s most celebrated compositions by its most legendary creators. Concord Music Publishing is also home to a diverse group of contemporary songwriters and composers creating important and commercially-successful new songs and musical works. Boosey & Hawkes, the world’s leading classical music publisher, and The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization are also business units of Concord Music Publishing.
Concord Theatricals is the world’s most significant theatrical agency, comprised of R&H Theatricals, The Musical Company, Tams-Witmark and Samuel French. Concord Theatricals is the only firm that provides truly comprehensive services to the creators and producers of plays and musicals under a single banner, including theatrical licensing, music publishing, script publishing, cast recording and first-class production.