Paul Simon, Garth Brooks To Perform For Musicians Hall of Fame Concert In Nashville

Paul Simon played his most recent concert in Nashville in 2018, a sold-out show at Bridgestone Arena as part of his Farewell Tour. But the concert wasn’t his last in Music City. Next month, Simon will return to perform as part of the celebration to induct the 2019 class of the Musicians Hall of Fame.

Along with Simon, other luminaries including Garth Brooks, Kix Brooks, Zac Brown, Ronnie Dunn, Vince Gill, and Trisha Yearwood will perform at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Oct. 22.

This year’s inductees and awards include:
Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals–Musician
Steve Wariner–Musician
The Surfaris–Instrumental Song Award “Wipe Out” Bob Berryhill, Pat Connolly, Jim Fuller, Ron Wilson
Don Everly–Iconic Riff Award “Wake Up Little Susie”
Alabama–MHOF Lifetime Achievement Award
Original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (FAME Studio)–David Briggs, Jerry Carrigan, Norbert Putnam, Terry Thompson, Peanut Montgomery, Joe South, and Reggie Young
“The Players” – Studio Musicians Award–Eddie Bayers, Paul Franklin, John Hobbs, Brent Mason, Michael Rhodes
The Muscle Shoals Horn Section–Harrison Calloway, Ronnie Eades, Charles Rose, and Harvey Thompson
Owen Bradley–Producer
Billy Sherrill–Engineer
Bob Taylor, Taylor Guitars–Industry Icon Award

“This celebratory concert is a peerless night in Nashville to celebrate music and true musicians,” said Joe Chambers, founder of the Musicians Hall of Fame. “From start to finish, our inductees will have their legacy honored by some of the world’s top musicians in unexpected and exciting performances. The exceptional collection of talent announced today should hint at what we have in store for guests – it will be a night to remember that can only happen in Nashville.”

Tickets for the Oct. 22 event are available to the public.

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