Congratulations to Richard Thompson, who was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by Harry Shearer at last nights UK Americana Association Awards Show. Thompson gave a great acceptance speech where he described Americana as “a parallel culture not a sub culture” before performing.
— ricky ross (@rickyaross) February 2, 2017
The AMA-UK is a professional trade association representing and advocating for the voice of American Roots music in the UK.
Their membership comprises musicians, both from the UK and overseas, plus professionals from all sectors of the music industry, such as agents, promoters, venues, festivals, labels, distributors, retailers, management, touring, journalists, broadcasters and publicists.