Bands @ NAMM Performers Announced for The 2018 NAMM Show

Live music to surround the NAMM Campus on five different stages

November 16, 2017

Over 140 acts from around the world are set to perform at The 2018 NAMM Show as part of the Bands @ NAMM program. The Show returns to the newly expanded Anaheim Convention Center from January 25-28 and will feature performances from musical acts spanning a variety of genres, ages and compositions.

Performers will include American R&B singer Kenny Lattimore; singer-songwriter and country artist Coffey Anderson; Infected Mushroom, a psychedelic/electronic musical duo from Israel; A.N.I.M.A.L., an Argentinian metal band; and Preston Reed, American fingerstyle guitarist, alongside many others. Over 1,000 acts submitted for a chance to perform at The NAMM Show.

All Bands @ NAMM performances will take place on five stages around The NAMM Show campus: The NAMM Grand Plaza stage (full bands), The NAMM Hilton stage (acoustic only), The NAMM Sheraton stage (acoustic only), The NAMM Marriott stage (acoustic and full bands), and the new NAMM Arena Plaza Stage Presented by Pioneer Professional Audio (full bands). Bands @ NAMM kicks off on Wednesday, January 24 at 7:00 p.m. and will run through the duration of show hours.

In addition to the Bands @ NAMM performances, a headline act will perform each evening (Thursday-Saturday) after the Show closes on the Grand Plaza stage; acts will be announced in the coming weeks. Previous NAMM Show performers include Graham Nash, Richie Sambora and Orianthi, Sheila E and more.

Beginning today, listeners can hear music from the Bands @ NAMM acts on The Official 2018 NAMM Show playlist on Spotify, with songs from the performers added daily.  

Bands @ NAMM Performers for The 2018 NAMM Show:
Aaron Rizzo
Aidan James
Alice Underground
Alice Wallace
An Endless Sporadic
Andrew Castro
Ari and the Alibis
Artyom Manukyan
Ben Allen
Bernie Williams & Gil Paris
Brian Fitzy
Brit Rodriguez
Bulevar Descarga
C4 Trío
Carly Jo Jackson
Chandler Juliet
Chase Walker Band
Chi McClean
Chris Cadenhead
Coffey Anderson
Courtney Hart
Dan Cavalca
Dauzat St. Marie
Deb Taren
Dixie Jade
Don Alder
Drea Marilyn
Elvis Monroe
Emily Faith
Evan Khay
Fretmonkey Records Harp Guitar Showcase
Gene Evaro Jr.
Gints Smukais
Grayson Erhard
Hammond Organ Sound Soul Summit
Heather Nation
Hummingbird Hotel
Ian Coury & Ebinho Cardoso
Infected Mushroom
Jade Hendrix
Jamie Stillway
Jessica Lynn
Jessica Malone
John Rankin
Jon Hammond Funk Unit
Jon Mullane
Kate Brady
Keith Kenny
Kenny Charles & The Open Road
Kenny Lattimore
Kenny Peagler
Kyle Feerick
Larry Mitchell
Legends Concert
Lili Haydn
Live Hart
Lizzy V
Lloyd Spiegel
Louie Cruz Beltran
Love and a .38
Lucy & La Mer
Lunar Hand
Magnolia Wind
Matt Koelsch
Matt Richards
Mean Mary
Michael J. Dwyer
Minor Strut
Monarch Theatre
Muriel Anderson
Nathan and Jessie
One Step Closer
Parlor Social
Paul Childers
Paula Boggs Band
Preston Reed
Rascal Martinez
Rob Bonfiglio
Sam Sims Band
Sara Ontaneda
Sarah Rogo Band
Shanice Green
Shaun Munday
Shaye & Black Hat
Sophia Dion
Steph Johnson Band
Stephanie Brown and The Surrealistics
Terminus Falls
Teschner/Hall Group featuring Gigi Gonaway and Mahlon Hawk
The Breedloves
The Brook & The Bluff
The Crooked Stones
The Fenians
The Get Down Boys
The Junebugs
The Lark and the Loon
The Matching Shoe
The Musicology Allstars
The Talbott Brothers
Tiffany Christopher
Tolan Shaw
Trevor Gordon Hall
Union Hobos
Will Champlin
Wimberley Bluegrass Band
Wish and the Well

To see the full schedule of Bands @ NAMM performers, please click here.


About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.