Foster, Kristofferson, Nelson To Receive Dale Franklin Award
May 20, 2010 at 9:18 AM (PT)
Veteran record label executive and producer FRED FOSTER and Country icons KRIS KRISTOFFERSON & WILLIE NELSON will receive the 2010 LEADERSHIP MUSIC DALE FRANKLIN AWARD at a gala tribute on AUGUST 29th. The event will be held at the RENAISSANCE HOTEL in NASHVILLE.
FOSTER, KRISTOFFERSON and NELSON were all a part of FOSTER’s successful independent label, MONUMENT RECORDS.
The DALE FRANKLIN AWARD was created in 2004 to recognize a music industry leader who exemplifies the highest quality of leadership and leading by example.
These three recipients join past honorees TONY BROWN (2004), GERRY HOUSE (2005), EMMYLOU HARRIS (2006), FRANCES W. PRESTON (2007), the BRADLEY family: OWEN (posthumously), HAROLD, JERRY, CONNIE and PATSY (2008) and GARTH BROOKS, JIM FOGLESONG & ALLEN REYNOLDS (2009).
Tickets to the invitation-only gala will be available in JULY. For more info, go to www.leadershipmusic.org.