Country Music Hall Of Fame Opens Spotlight Exhibit On Nudie Cohn
November 1, 2011 at 10:02 AM (PT)
The COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM in NASHVILLE unveiled a special spotlight exhibit dedicated to clothier-to-the-stars NUDIE COHN, on OCTOBER 28th. Incorporating costumes and relics from COHN’s shop, the exhibit, “Silver Threads and Golden Needles: NUDIE’s Rodeo Tailors,” is located within the MUSEUM's permanent exhibit and will run through NOVEMBER 2012.
COHN is known for making clothes for artists like GENE AUTRY, ELTON JOHN, GRAM PARSONS, ELVIS PRESLEY, ROY ROGERS, HANK WILLIAMS and many others. For decades, his rhinestone-studded, colorful western wear helped shape the images of some of Country music’s biggest stars.
Other current spotlight exhibits focus on the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, BOBBY BRADDOCK, REBA MCENTIRE, BILL MONROE, BRAD PAISLEY, RASCAL FLATTS, JEAN SHEPARD, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, PORTER WAGONER and HANK WILLIAMS JR.
More information about the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM is available at www.countrymusichalloffame.org.