Red Carpet Arrivals and Ceremony Honoring New Country Music Hall of Fame® Inductees
Nashville, Tenn. – (Details of attendees and performances embargoed until October 25 at 6 p.m.) – Members of the Country Music Hall of Fame will reunite at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum on Sunday, October 25, 2015. They will be joined by some of American music’s most accomplished artists to salute 2015 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Jim Ed Brown and the Browns, Grady Martin, and the Oak Ridge Boys.
At the invitation of the Country Music Association (CMA), the private Medallion Ceremony became the official rite of induction for new members of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007. The evening includes musical tributes. The new members will be inducted and welcomed as peers by members of the Hall of Fame, who will also present keepsake medals.
WHAT: 2015 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Red Carpet
WHEN: Sunday, October 25, 2015
3:30 p.m. – media check-in
4:00 p.m. – red carpet arrivals begin
5:30 p.m. – red carpet wraps
WHERE: 222 5th Avenue South, Nashville TN 37203
WHO: Expected guests include 2015 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Maxine and Bonnie Brown (Ring), Becky Brown and Kim Corwin,widow and daughter, respectively, of the late Jim Ed Brown, Joshua Martin, son of the late Grady Martin, andthe Oak Ridge Boys.
Medallion presenters include Hall of Fame members Bill Anderson, Brenda Lee and Kenny Rogers. Paying musical tribute will be Mandy Barnett, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Duane Eddy, Vince Gill,The Isaacs, Carolyn Martin, Martin Family Circus, Buddy Miller, Chris Scruggs, Chris and Morgane Stapleton, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, Pete Wade and Trisha Yearwood.
In addition to the Browns, the Oak Ridge Boys, Bill Anderson, Brenda Lee, and Kenny Rogers, Hall of Fame members confirmed to attend include Bobby Bare, Harold Bradley, Roy Clark, Ralph Emery, Charlie McCoy, Ronnie Milsap, Jo Walker-Meador, E.W. "Bud" Wendell and Mac Wiseman. Other guests include Lorrie Morgan, Steve Wariner and Curtis Young.
MEDIA PARKING: Complimentary valet parking will be available beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Demonbreun Street. Media trucks can park on 5th Ave. S. between Demonbreun and Broadway.
CEREMONY CAPTURE: There will be some space for TV crews on mezzanine level. A selection of photos will be available via Getty or from us the morning after the event.
Reference bios on this year’s inductees:
For more information about the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, visit www.countrymusichalloffame.org