NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 9, 2014 – The holiday season is just around the corner, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will educate, entertain and spread extra cheer with its annual “Deck the Hall” offerings. A pair of very special holiday concerts from Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Ronnie Milsap (November 29) and country legend Gene Watson (December 6), kick off the month-long festivities.
Just a month after his Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Milsap will perform a holiday show on Saturday, November 29. Ticket prices range from $35-$55 (plus ticketing fees). Then, on Saturday, December 6, Gene Watson will offer his own dose of classic country hits and yuletide cheer. Tickets for Watson’s show are $30 and $40 (plus ticketing fees). Doors to the Museum’s CMA Theater open at 7 p.m. and showtime is at 8 p.m. for both concerts.
Tickets for both shows go on sale to the public Friday, October 17, at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) and can be purchased at A limited number of pre-sale tickets will be available to museum members on Wednesday, October 15, at 10:00 a.m. (CDT). For more information about becoming a museum member, visit countrymusichalloffame.org.
The museum’s holiday season officially kicks into high gear on Friday, November 28 with the annual tree lighting ceremony in the Museum’s Curb Conservatory. Santa Claus returns for his weekly visits and photos with children every Saturday, November 29 through December 20. Special activities in the Museum’s Taylor Swift Education Center and Hatch Show Print are in the works as the Museum readies a full slate of holiday-themed activities and programs for all ages. Stay tuned for details.
Museum programs are made possible, in part, funded in part by the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission and under agreements with the State of Tennessee and National Endowment for the Arts.
Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee in 1964. The museum’s mission is the preservation of the history of country and related vernacular music rooted in southern culture. With the same educational mission, the foundation also operates CMF Records, the museum’s Frist Library and Archive, CMF Press, Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print®.
More information about the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is available at countrymusichalloffame.org or by calling (615) 416-2001.