Join the American Banjo Museum in an exciting 2016 Hall of Fame Celebration! This year’s inductees include J.D. Crowe, Pat Terry, Jr., George Formby, Deering Banjo Company and Alfred Greathouse.
The festivities kick off on Thursday, September 8 with a Welcome Reception and barbeque from 6-10 PM at the American Banjo Museum. Enjoy live music by the Byron Berline Band as well as a tribute to legendary Oklahoma banjoist John Hickman.
The official Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will take place from 6-10 PM at VAST on Friday, September 9. This formal event will feature a reception, dinner and ceremony with live musical performances by honorees and other celebrity guests.
The party starts back up from noon to 5 PM on Saturday, September 10 at the Museum with performances by new Hall of Fame member Pat Terry, Jr. with Randy Morris and others. That evening, the fun continues with BANJO FEST, a special concert at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Performing Arts Theater at Rose State College in Midwest City. Performers include jazz banjo icon Cynthia Sayer, four-time national banjo champion Gary “Biscuit” Davis, visionary acoustic artists Mark Johnson & Emory Lester and, all the way from England, delightful vaudevillian Andy Eastwood.
The weekend concludes with a post-concert Afterglow Party at the American Banjo Museum from 10 PM to midnight.
All tickets are sold on a first-come basis and can be purchased by calling 405-604-2793 or by visiting AmericanBanjoMuseum.com.
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