Gill, Hillman, Pedersen, Lanois Added To Emmylou Harris Tribute Celebration

Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris

Vince Gill, Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen and Daniel Lanois are the latest performers announced as part of the esteemed lineup of artists taking part in The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All-Star Concert Celebration.

In addition to the newly announced performers, the concert will feature a lineup of music stars, including: Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Baez, Alison Krauss, Sheryl Crow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Conor Oberst, Trampled By Turtles, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Shawn Colvin, Shovels & Rope, Sara Watkins and The Milk Carton Kids.

Grammy Award-winners Don Was and Buddy Miller will serve as music directors that will lead an all-star band backing the performers at this incredible concert event taping. Keith Wortman is the creator and executive producer of the show along with Harris’ manager Ken Levitan.

“Emmylou Harris is a once-in-a-lifetime music artist,” says Wortman. “With the addition of Vince Gill, Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen and Daniel Lanois, whom all mean so much to her, we have joined together to create a once-in-a-lifetime concert event in her honor.”

The taping will take place at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, on Jan. 10.

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