Apr 032018
 

A few months ago I posted a rather enormous explanation of my interpretation of this upcoming event
at the Country Music Hall Of Fame.

This morning, they announced this HUGE media event that will launch the exhibit much like they did with the Williams Family exhibit. Mr. Dave Cobb and Mr. Shooter Jennings bring us Country’s Roaring 70’s. A concert that will take place May 25th to launch the exhibit that will showcase one of Country Music’s most famous eras..the Outlaw Era.

The Hall Of Fame describes this upcoming event as such:

Willie Nelson. Waylon Jennings. Kris Kristofferson. Jessi Colter. Bobby Bare. Jerry Jeff Walker. David Allan Coe. Cowboy Jack Clement. Tom T. Hall. Billy Joe Shaver. Guy Clark. Townes Van Zandt. Tompall Glaser. Today, all names synonymous with the word “outlaw,” but 40 years ago they started a musical revolution by creating music and a culture that shook the status quo on Music Row and cemented their place in country music history and beyond.

Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s upcoming major exhibition, Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ’70s, will explore this era of cultural and artistic exchange between Nashville, Tenn., and Austin, Texas, revealing untold stories and never-seen artifacts. The exhibition, which opens May 25 for a nearly three-year run, will explore the complicated, surprising relationship between the two cities.

“Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ’70s offers an unprecedented look at some of the most compelling music and artists in music history,” said museum CEO Kyle Young. “This was an era in which renegades Bobby Bare, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson fought for and won creative control of their own songs and sounds. It was a time when melodic poets Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt and Billy Joe Shaver elevated public perception of what a country song could be. It was a time when the Austin, Texas, music and arts scenes blossomed, and when characters like singer-songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker, Hondo Crouch (who bought his own town, Luckenbach, Texas), armadillo art specialist Jim Franklin and University of Texas football coach Darrell Royal changed Lone Star culture. At the time, some of these things seemed unusual, even insane. Now, they all seem essential to any understanding of this great American art form, country music.”
Outlaws & Armadillos runs through Feb. 14, 2021. and will be accompanied by educational programs, including live performances, panel discussions and films. The museum will produce a companion book that will be available May 25. In addition, the museum in partnership with Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music, will release CD and LP sets featuring music by artists included in the exhibition.

Now if you pre order the album down below, that will become available May 18th
On APRIL 5th you can order tickets for this event that happens May 25th.
MORE ACTS TO BE ANNOUNCED:
Colter Wall
Jason Isbell
Jamey Johnson
Bobby Bare
Amanda Shires
Billy Joe Shaver
Kimmie Rhodes
Willis Alan Ramsey
Gary P. Nunn
Michael Martin Murphy
Jack Ingram
Ashley Monroe
Jason Boland
Jessi Colter
Joe Ely

 

Outlaws & Armadillos Exhibit Opening Concert
Preorder the album
PREORDER THE EXHIBIT ALBUM
Outlaws and Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ’70s 
Album on sale May 18.
Pre-sale code valid only for current subscribers of the CMA Theater newsletter list. Limit eight tickets per person on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are subject to availability and are not guaranteed.Presale tickets may not be re-sold. Purchases exceeding the limit or violating the presale terms are subject to cancellation. Additional fees and taxes apply. All sales are final and nonrefundable. Presale valid April 5, 2018. Public on-sale begins April 6, 2018.
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