AmericanaFest: Berklee Showcase and Reception

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Saturday / September 16, 2017 / 2:00 p.m.
The Family Wash, 626A Main Street,
United States
Molly Tuttle
Melanie Bresnan
Mason Lee
Hadley Kennary
Molly Tuttle B.M. ’14
Melanie Bresnan B.M. ’14
Mason Lee B.M. ’13
Hadley Kennary B.M. ’14
The Family Wash in Nashville, Tennessee
Image courtesy of the artist
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Image courtesy of The Family Wash

Discover your favorite new artist and celebrate with the Berklee alumni community at its showcase event during AmericanaFest in Nashville, Tennessee. The lineup includes Hadley Kennary B.M. ’14, Mason Lee B.M. ’13, and Molly Tuttle B.M. ’14, along with emcee and performer Melanie Bresnan B.M. ’14.

Molly Tuttle, the first female guitarist to be nominated for Guitarist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, recently debuted at no. 2 on Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums Chart with her EP, Rise. She also will play at the Country as part of AmericanaFest on Friday, September 15 at 9:00 p.m.

Watch a music video for "Good Enough" by Molly Tuttle:

Hadley Kennary is a folk/pop singer-songwriter with a talent for pairing clever, heartfelt lyrics with catchy melodies, all of which are on display on her recent release, Momentum EP.

Listen to "Nashville" by Hadley Kennary:

Hailing from the small west Texas town of Seminole, country singer-songwriter Mason Lee performs after the release of his debut EP, Something That You Know.

Listen to "Something Good" by Mason Lee:

Melanie Bresnan weaves together country and pop, informed by diverse influences including jazz, choral music, rock, and traditional Irish music. The result is the unique folk sound heard on her EP, Reckless Dreams.

Listen to "Like Nothing Can Hurt Us" by Melanie Bresnan:

Your registration includes a $10 discount at the Family Wash and admittance to the music showcase. Street and small-lot parking is accessible via the alley off 7th Street. 

If you have questions, email Vanessa Bouvry, assistant director of Alumni Affairs, at

Register for Berklee at AmericanaFest