07/25/2013

REMINDER / SAVE THE DATE / TICKET ON SALE DATE 7th ANNUAL ACM HONORS TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 AT HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM

REMINDER / SAVE THE DATE / TICKET ON SALE DATE

 

7th ANNUAL ACM HONORS

TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 

AT HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM IN NASHVILLE

 

TICKETS AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST2nd  AT TICKETMASTER

AND AT THE RYMAN BOX OFFICE

 

WHAT:  The 7th 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 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year.  For the third year in a row, limited tickets for purchase will be available for fans to experience a memorable night in country music. Tickets priced at $40.00 will go on sale to the public at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office at 8:00 AM PST on Friday, August 2, 2013.

 

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

 

Special Awards recipients: 

  • Jason Aldean – Crystal Milestone Award
  • Guy Clark – Poet’s Award
  • Blake Shelton – Gene Weed Special Achievement Award
  • Keith Whitley (posthumously) – Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award
  • Tommy Wiggins – Mae Boren Axton Award
  • Hank Williams (posthumously) – Poet’s Award
  • Lady Antebellum – Jim Reeves International Award
  • The Judds – Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award

 

MBI (Musician/Bandleader/Instrumentalist) Award Winners: 

  • Chuck Ainlay - Audio Engineer of the Year 
  • Matt Chamberlain - Percussionist/Drummer of the Year
  • J.T. Corenflos - Guitarist of the Year 
  • Aubrey Haynie - Fiddle Player of the Year 
  • Mike Johnson - Steel Guitar Player of the Year
  • Jay Joyce - Producer of the Year
  • Michael Rojas - Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year
  • Jimmie Lee Sloas - Bass Player of the Year 
  • Ilya Toshinsky - Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year

 

Industry Award Winners: 

  • Jerry Hufford, Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace – Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year
  • Ed Warm, Joe’s Bar – Promoter of the Year
  • Joe’s Bar (Chicago, IL) – Nightclub of the Year  
  • Red Rock Casino & Resort (Las Vegas, NV) – Casino of the Year
  • Ryman Auditorium (Nashville, TN) – Venue of the Year  

 

Songwriter of the Year Winner: 

  • Dallas Davidson – Songwriter of the Year

 

WHEN:              Tuesday, September 10th, 2013                                  

                          7:00 pm Show Begins

WHERE:              Ryman Auditorium                                                     

                           116 5th Avenue North 

                           Nashville, TN                     

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:         

Brooke Primero, brooke@acmcountry.com or 818.815.4219

Jenelle Scott, Jenelle@acmcountry.com or 818.815.4218