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6th ANNUAL ACM HONORS TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 AT HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM IN NASHVILLE

07/16/2012

TICKETS AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th AT TICKETMASTER

AND AT THE RYMAN BOX OFFICE

 

WHAT:           The 6th Annual ACM HONORS, as previously announced, is an evening of musical tribute performances and award presentations celebrating the non-televised special honorees and winners from the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year.  For the second year in a row, limited tickets for purchase will be available for fans to experience a memorable night in country music. Tickets priced at $37 will go on sale to the public at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office at 8:00 AM PST on Friday, August 17, 2012.


WHO:             Host, presenters and performers to be announced, all will pay tribute to honorees including:

 

Special Awards recipients:

·        Bobby Braddock – Poet’s Award

·        Kenny Chesney – Crystal Milestone Award

·        Vince Gill – Career Achievement Award

·        Emmylou Harris – Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award

·        Gayle Holcomb Mae Boren Axton Award

·        Alan Jackson Jim Reeves International Award

·        Roger Miller (posthumously) – Poet’s Award

·        Billy Sherrill – Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award

·        Ricky Skaggs - Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award

·        Dwight Yoakam - Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award

 

MBI (Musician/Bandleader/Instrumentalist) Award Winners:

·        Stuart Duncan - Fiddle Player of the Year

·        Shannon Forrest - Percussionist/Drummer of the Year

·        Paul Franklin - Steel Guitar Player of the Year

·        Kenny Greenberg - Guitarist of the Year 

·        Aubrey Haynie - Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year

·        John Hobbs - Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year

·        Frank Liddell - Producer of the Year

·        Justin Niebank - Audio Engineer of the Year 

·        Michael Rhodes - Bass Player of the Year 

 

Industry Award Winners:

·        Jimmy Jay, Jayson Promotions, Inc. – Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year

·        Brian O’Connell, Live Nation – Promoter of the Year

·        Billy Bob’s Texas (Ft. Worth, TX) – Nightclub of the Year  

·        Bridgestone Arena (Nashville, TN) – Venue of the Year  

·        Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas, NV) – Casino of the Year

 

 Songwriter of the Year Winner:

·        Dallas Davidson – Songwriter of the Year

 

WHEN &        Monday, September 24th, 2012                                  Ryman Auditorium

WHERE:        7:00 pm Show Begins                                                116 5th Avenue North

                                                                                                        Nashville, TN             

 

MEDIA CONTACT:  Brooke Primero,brooke@acmcountry.com or 818.788.8000 x1419


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