The Americana Music Association has announced that Sam Bush will receive the Lifetime Achievement for Instrumentalist award at the 8th Annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony to be presented by the Gibson Foundation. The award ceremony is scheduled for 17th September at the historic Ryman Auditorium.
As co-founder and leader of influential bluegrass band New Grass Revival for 18 years, Sam Bush was among the first purveyors of Newgrass music. Newgrass is the untamed bluegrass offspring featuring rock’n’ roll grooves and extended virtuosic jams.
Sam Bush one of the genre’s most brilliant lights, both as a sideman and the leader of the Sam Bush Band.
Sam’s newest album Circles Around Me will be released, on 20th October on Sugar Hill Records.