In Pictures: Guy Clark Celebration Concert At The Ryman

Pictured (L-R): Vince Gill, Rodney Crowell. Photos: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Pictured (L-R): Vince Gill, Rodney Crowell. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Friends and frequent collaborators of the late Guy Clark saluted the legendary songwriter at a sold-out concert at the Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday (Aug. 16).

Pictured (L-R): Chris Stapleton, Morgane Stapleton. Photos: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Pictured (L-R): Chris Stapleton, Morgane Stapleton. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

 

Pictured (L-R): David Rawlings, Gillian Welch. Photos: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Pictured (L-R): David Rawlings, Gillian Welch. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Musical guests included Terry AllenBobby Bare, Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam, Sam BushShawn Camp, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, host Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Jack Ingram, Robert Earl Keen, Lyle Lovett, Mickey RaphaelAngaleena Presley, Chris Stapleton and Morgane Stapleton, Verlon Thompson, Jerry Jeff Walker, and Gillian Welch and David Rawlings.

Pictured (L-R): Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen. Photos: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Pictured (L-R): Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

 

Verlon Thompson. Photos: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Verlon Thompson. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Clark and his wife, Susanna Clark, were fondly remembered through songs, stories and photographs throughout the evening. Clark is a 2004 inductee into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. His best-known compositions include “Desperadoes Waiting For a Train,” “Homegrown Tomatoes,” and “LA Freeway.” His 2013 album, My Favorite Picture of You, won a Grammy for best folk album. He died on May 17, 2016.

Pictured (L-R): Sam Beam, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Steve Earle. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Pictured (L-R): Sam Beam, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Steve Earle. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Guy Clark Celebration. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

Guy Clark Celebration. Photo: Steve Lowry/Ryman Archives

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