Performers Announced For Leadership Music Dale Franklin Award Gala
August 3, 2010 at 9:16 AM (PT)
RODNEY CROWELL, LYLE LOVETT, BILLY SWAN and LEE ANN WOMACK, along with emcee VINCE GILL, will pay tribute to FRED FOSTER, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and WILLIE NELSON at the LEADERSHIP MUSIC DALE FRANKLIN AWARD GALA on AUGUST 29th. The event will be held at the RENAISSANCE HOTEL in Downtown MUSIC CITY. Additional performers and special guests will be announced soon.
The LEADERSHIP MUSIC DALE FRANKLIN AWARD, named for the first executive director of LEADERSHIP MUSIC, was created in 2004 “to recognize music industry leaders who exemplify the highest quality of leadership and leading by example.”
FOSTER, KRISTOFFERSON and NELSON join previous LEADERSHIP MUSIC DALE FRANKLIN AWARD honorees TONY BROWN (2004), GERRY HOUSE (2005), EMMYLOU HARRIS (2006), FRANCES W. PRESTON (2007), the BRADLEY family: OWEN, HAROLD, JERRY, CONNIE and PATSY (2008), and JIM FOGLESONG, ALLEN REYNOLDS and GARTH BROOKS (2009).
Reservations to attend the invitation-only fundraiser must be made by TUESDAY, AUGUST 10th. For more info, contact the LEADERSHIP MUSIC office at LM@leadershipmusic.org.