Hayes Carll is a singer from the suburb of Houston know as the Woodlands. He got an Americana Award for Little Rock.
The Hackensaw Boys are an Americana band. The band formed in 199 and they have 5 albums from 2000-2007.
Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band play Americana and alternative country music. They released their 2nd album in 2009.
Austin City Limits Festival is a 3 day event with the best of rock, country, folk, indie, Americana, hip-hop, reggae, and bluegrass. The crowds average 65,000/day.
Alison Brown plays bluegrass, American, and jazz music. She learned the guitar at 8 and the banjo at 10.