Americana Roundup curator Ryan Humbert is the lead singer of the Americana honky tonk band The Shootouts, 2020 Ameripolitan Music Award nominee for Best Honky Tonk Band. The band has performed with Marty Stuart, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sheryl Crow, Charley Crockett, Lake Street Dive, Robbie Fulks, Radney Foster and many more.
Ryan also has an extensive radio background through his longtime work with The Summit WAPS-FM in Akron, OH, where he hosts an on-air version of the Americana Roundup every Sunday from 9 to 11 AM.
Over the years, Ryan has interviewed various Americana artists, including John Hiatt, The Secret Sisters, Marty Stuart, Shelby Lynne, Yola, Allison Moorer, Chuck Prophet, Kim Richey, Radney Foster, Kinky Friedman, Gretchen Peters, Rodney Crowell, Ruston Kelly and more.
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