Bear’s Den nominated for The Americana Music Association UK Award 2017

The nominees for 2017’s Americana Music Association (AMA) UK Awards were announced last night (15 November 2016) and include Bear’s Den in the ‘UK Artist of the Year’ category.

Bear’s Den return to the ceremony after performing at last year’s inaugural show. Their second album, Red Earth & Pouring Rain entered the UK top ten when it was released in July 2016.


The band have a hat trick of UK and European tours under their belts this year and will complete their autumn tour tonight in Brussels. A spring 2017 tour has been announced in Europe and the UK, culminating in a hometown show at London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on 5th April. All dates here.


The AMA UK celebrates all strands of Americana and supports musicians who have embraced its calling in the UK and beyond. Prizes will be awarded on February 2nd, 2017 at a gala ceremony taking place at London’s St John at Hackney Church.

The London-based alternative folk rock band have previously been nominated for a prestigious Ivor Novello Award as well as two UK Americana Awards.

Agent contact: Lucy Dickins