NASHVILLE, TN – July 10, 2019 – Steel guitarist Robby Turner, perhaps best known for his work with Waylon Jennings, will share the story of his career in the next edition of “Nashville Cats,” the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s interview series featuring musicians who have filled important roles in country music history, 2 p.m. July 27 in the museum’s Ford Theater.
The program will center around an in-depth interview with Turner, illustrated with vintage photos, film and sound recordings from the museum’s rich collection. Turner will discuss his musical journey and the greats with whom he has worked. Following the program, he will sign commemorative Hatch Show Print posters available for purchase in the Museum Store.
Turner is the son of Doyle and Bernice Turner, both of whom played in Hank Williams’ band. Turner has recorded with musicians including Toy Caldwell (Marshall Tucker Band), Dixie Chicks, Jamey Johnson, Jim Lauderdale, John Prine, Sturgill Simpson, Chris Stapleton, Marty Stuart and Country Music Hall of Fame members Jennings, Willie Nelson and Randy Travis. He also recorded and toured with the Highwaymen, featuring Jennings, Nelson and their fellow Country Music Hall of Famers Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson.
Admission to programs in the Nashville Cats series is included with museum admission and free to museum members. Seating is limited, and a program ticket is required for admittance. The program is presented in support of the museum’s current exhibition “Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ʼ70s,” and will be streamed live at www.CountryMusicHallofFame.org/streaming.
The Nashville Cats series subjects have included Richie Albright, Richard Bennett, Duane Eddy, Paul Franklin, Sonny Garrish, Mac Gayden, Steve Gibson, Jim Horn, Mac McAnally, Joey Miskulin, Mickey Raphael, Michael Rhodes, Billy Sanford, Pete Wade, Bill Walker, Bergen White and Andrea Zonn.
For more information, visit www.CountryMusicHallofFame.org.
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