Emmylou Harris, Kix Brooks, The Fray donate handwritten Lyrics
Sixthman/Cayamo donates Caribbean Cruise!
All proceeds benefit Americana Music Association
Auction open now at www.americanamusicauction.com
Emmylou Harris, Kix Brooks and The Fray are the latest artists to donate their handwritten lyrics to raise funds for the Americana Music Association and Cayamo has also donated a balcony cabin for two on their annual 5 day Journey Through Song Caribbean Cruise, set to sail February 21-26, 2010. Ms. Harris will be joined on the cruise by legendary Americana artists John Hiatt, Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, Steve Earle and many others.
To celebrate this unique auction, The Americana Music Association will host a one time only event on Monday December 14th from 6-9PM where all of the lyrics will be displayed on the walls of the Tinney Contemporary Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, Lyrics: An American Artform promises to be another memorable event produced by the Americana Music Association featuring performances John Hiatt, Jim Lauderdale and special guest appearances by many of the artists who have donated theirhandwritten lyrics. Tickets to this intimate evening, which includes beverages courtesy of Ajax / Turner and hors d'ouerves from the Clean Plate Club, cost $75 and can be purchased by calling the Americana Music Association office at (615) 386-6936.
Some 50 artists from all genres or music have donated handwritten and signed lyrics in support of the not for profit Americana Music Association including some of the greatest tunesmiths and musical icons of our time including Robert Plant, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Peter Frampton, John Oates, Rosanne Cash, Michael McDonald, John Prine, Bon Jovi, JD Souther, Nanci Griffith, Guy Clark, Marty Stuart, Mary Chapin Carpenter and many others.
All Lyrics and the Cayamo Cruise can be bid on at www.americanamusicauction.com now through early next week.
Lyrics: An American Art form
Monday December 14, 2009
Tinney Contemporary Gallery
237 Fifth Avenue North
For more information about the Americana Music Association and the Auction event call the Americana office (615) 386-6936