Kenny G Set To Host Musicians Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Concert at Nashville Municipal Auditorium on Oct. 26
The 2016 Musicians Hall of Fame™ Induction Class includes Garth Brooks & The G-Men, Don Felder, Ricky Skaggs, Sigma Sound Studio Rhythm Section, Lou Bradley, Mark Miller, Jerry Reed, Allen Reynolds, Ron “Snake” Reynolds and Joe Tarsia
One of the most iconic and best-selling instrumental musicians of all time, Kenny G is set to host the 2016 Musicians Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Concert. The show will take place Wed., Oct. 26 at historic Nashville Municipal Auditorium beginning at 7pm. This spectacular evening of recording history and music pays tribute to some of modern music’s most revered musicians, the artists often behind the scenes. Tickets are available here.
The 2016 Musicians Hall of Fame™ Induction Class includes Garth Brooks & The G-Men (Bruce Bouton, Mark Casstevens, Mike Chapman, Rob Hajacos, Chris Leuzinger, Milton Sledge, Bobby Wood), Don Felder (formerly of The Eagles) for the Iconic Riff Award for “Hotel California,” Musician Jerry Reed, Musician Ricky Skaggs, Musicians from the Sigma Sound Studio Rhythm Section (Ronnie Baker, Tommy Bell, Roland Chambers III, Charles Collins, Bobby Eli, Dennis Harris, Norman Harris, Vince Montana, Lenny Pakula, T.J. Tindall, Larry Washington, Jimmie Willams, Earl Young), Producer Award to Allen Reynolds, and Engineer Awards to Lou Bradley, Mark Miller, Ron Reynolds and Joe Tarsia.
Performing will be GRAMMY Award winners Peter Frampton and Trisha Yearwood with 2016 inductee Don Felder. GRAMMY Award winner Steve Wariner will pay tribute to the late Jerry Reed. GRAMMY Award winner Bruce Hornsby will join GRAMMY Award winner and 2016 inductee, Ricky Skaggs. Also performing will be Russell Thompkins, JR. of The Stylistics, taking the stage with the Sigma Sound Studio Inductees.
About Kenny G:
In January 2015, Kenny G reached another career milestone with the release of his fourteenth studio album Brazilian Nights via Concord Records. Since releasing his self-titled debut disc in the fall of 1982, Kenny G has become the biggest selling instrumental musician of the modern era and one of the best-selling artists of all-time with global sales totaling more than 75 million records. Seven of his singles have hit the Top-40 on the Billboard Hot 100. He has also been ranked as one of the most-played artists in the Adult Contemporary format – with nine top ten singles.
About the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum:
From Jimi Hendrix to Hank Williams, the Musicians Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of musicians from virtually every decade since the golden era of studio recording, starting in the 1950s, and from every corner of the country. With education being paramount, each section of the museum focuses on an important city in the history of American music – including but not limited to Detroit, Los Angeles, Muscle Shoals, Atlanta, Memphis, and Nashville, and explores each area’s contributions.The museum focuses on the session musicians who may not be well known to the public, but played on thousands of iconic recordings. The Induction Ceremony and Concert honors new members, nominated by the American Federation of Musicians and other music industry professionals, and ensures the continued growth of the Musicians Hall of Fame. The GRAMMY Museum Gallery™ is an interactive music space, which permanently opened at the Musicians Hall of Fame in April 2016.The Musicians Hall of Fame has been awarded many accolades including a Music City Brand Champion by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp., TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence, and has been covered in national outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, ABC News, San Francisco Chronicle, Rolling Stone, and National Geographic Travel. For additional information, please call (615) 244-3263or visit www.musicianshalloffame.com. For exclusive content, follow @mhfm on Twitter, @musicianshalloffame on Instagram, or like ‘Musicians Hall of Fame’ on Facebook.
Kenny G On Tour:
Nov 28 – Florida Theatre Jacksonville, Fla.
Nov 29 – King Center for the Performing Arts Melbourne, Fla.
Nov 30 – The Plaza Live Orlando, Fla.
Dec 1 – Parker Playhouse Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Dec 2 – Kravis Center Dreyfoos Hall West Palm Beach, Fla.
Dec 3 – Youkey Theatre Lakeland, Fla.
Dec 5 – Ryman Auditorium Nashville, Tenn.
Dec 7 – Wellmont Theatre Montclair, N.J.
Dec 8 – Shubert Theatre Boston, Mass.
Dec 9 – Mt. Airy Casino Resort Mount Pocono, Pa.
Dec 10 – Golden Nugget Atlantic City Atlantic City, N.J.
Dec 11 – Theatre At Westbury Westbury, N.Y.
Dec 13 – Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Dec 14 – Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield, Ohio
Dec 15 – Genesee Theatre Waukegan, Ill.
Dec 16 – Gallagher Bluedorn Cedar Falls, Iowa
Dec 17 – J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts Saint Charles, Mo.