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AMERIPOLITAN - 2018 Ameripolitan Nominees Announced!


2018 Ameripolitan Music Awards Performers




Honky Tonk Male


Luke Bell

Tilford Sellers 

Zephaniah Ohora

Casey James Prestwood

Charley Crockett


Honky Tonk Female


Brennen Leigh

Kristina Murray

Tommy Ash

Whitney Rose

Emily Nenni


Honky Tonk Group


The Country Side of Harmonica Sam

The Rhyolite Sound

The Lawrence Peters Outfit

Green Line Travelers

The Reeves Brothers


Outlaw Male 


James Carothers

Scott H. Biram

Prag Padilla

Steve Griggs

Cody Jinks 


Outlaw Female


Summer Dean

Andrea Colburn

Rebecca Jed

Nikki Lane

Sarah Gayle Meech


Outlaw Group


Bucksnort Beauties

Whitey Morgan and the 78s

Barnyard Stompers

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts

Jenny Don’t & The Spurs


Rockabilly Male


Levi Dexter

Bloodshot Bill

Josh Sorheim

Al Dual

Art Adams


Rockabilly Female


Rockin’ Bonnie

Bailey Dee

Lindsay Beaver

Anita O’Night

Lily Locksmith


Rockabilly Group


The Go Getters

Matt & The Peabody Ducks

The Kokomo Kings

Don Diego Trio

The Twilight Drifters


Western Swing Male


Jason Roberts

Billy Mata

Kyle Eldridge 

Keenan Wade

Bobby Flores


Western Swing Female 


Sophia Johnson

Wendy Newcomer

Carolyn Sills

Grace Adele 

Stacey Lee Guse


Western Swing Group


Mike Penny & His Moonshiners

The Farmer and Adele

The Carolyn Sills Combo

The Western Toneflyers

The Railhouse band


Venue


Don the Beachcomber, Huntington Beach CA

American Legion Hall Post 82, Nashville TN

Southgate House Revival, Newport KY

Lee’s Liquor Lounge, Minneapolis MN

The Nashville Palace, Nashville TN

Skinny Dennis, Brooklyn NY

Knuckleheads, Kansas City MO

The White Water Tavern, Little Rock AR

4 Corners Music Hall, Untermeitingen Germany

Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo NY


D.J.


Colonel Paco Chaos, 88.1fm WRFL

W.B. Walker, Old Soul Radio Show Podcast

Bailey George, 105.7fm WBCM

Woody Adkins, 89.5fm KOPN

Jimi Palacios, 102.3fm WHIV


Festival


Screamin’ Festival, Calella, Spain

The Rockabilly Rave, England UK

Summer Jamboree, Senigallia Italy

New England Shake Up, Sturbridge MA

Rockin’ Race Jamboree, Torremolinos-Málag Spain


Musician


Chris Scruggs

Mike Bernal

Peter Andersson

Rose Sinclair

Katie Shore 






New this year to Ameripolitan's special awards categories is the Legend Award, added in honor of the move to Memphis and being posthumously awarded to rock'n'roll pioneer Sam Phillips. Rounding out the special awards slate will be Brian Setzer (Master Award), Lloyd Green (Founder of the Sound) and Jim Heath (Keeper of the Key).