RICKY SKAGGS SET FOR INDUCTION INTOMUSICIANS HALL OF FAME
Official Induction Ceremony and Concert to be Held on October 26 at the
Municipal Auditorium in Nashville
Nashville, Tenn. (September 7, 2016) -- The musical honors just keep pouring in for country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs. Last week, Skaggs learned he would receive this year's prestigious ASCAP Founders Awardand today it was announced that the 14-time GRAMMY® winner will be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame.
"What an incredible honor it is for me to be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame," says Skaggs. "Just to be named alongside so many of my musical heroes is really humbling. I'm grateful to all of the musicians who have gone before me and left a trail that I have followed and learned from. I'm so thankful for this honor."
In addition to Skaggs, this year's inductees include Garth Brooks, the late Jerry Reed, Brooks' studio backing band, the G-Men and the Sigma Sound Studio Rhythm Section.
An induction ceremony and concert will be held on Wednesday, October 26, at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Auditoriumin downtown Nashville. The Municipal Auditorium is home to the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and GRAMMY Museum Gallery™ at Musicians Hall of Fame. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster on September 12.