Submit and Register Now! Music Festival Submissions now being accepted. To all artists looking to apply for a showcase at the Americana Music Festival; great news! Submissions are now open! The 12th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference will be held Wednesday, October 12th through Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at many premiere venues in Nashville, TN. Applications for this year's event will be accepted through Monday, April 18th, 2011.