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"All For The Hall"

  • "All For The Hall"
    10.15.09

    Dwight recently took part in an "All For The Hall" event to benefit The Country Music Hall Of Fame. Check out a recap:



    Dwight Yoakam (left), Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill and Melissa Etheridge perform at the All for the Hall fundraiser in Los Angeles on Oct. 1, 2009, benefiting the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
    Photo Credit: Angela Weiss

    Guitar-Pull Hosted by Chris Isaak with Special Guests

    "Any visitor to the [Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum] realizes that music also can take the form of a joke, a nursery rhyme, a prayer, a come-on or a campfire tale. ... Harris, Yoakam, Melissa Etheridge and Vince Gill touched upon all those forms, showing the flexibility of ‘country' as they did so. ... Call it country, but it really isn't any one thing."
    Ann Powers, Los Angeles Times

    The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum's third annual All for the Hall fundraiser, featuring distinguished talents Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam, and Melissa Etheridge, and hosted by Chris Isaak, proved to be an extraordinarily moving experience. Held for the first time in Los Angeles, at Club Nokia at L.A. Live on October 1, the event featured the musicians in a "guitar pull." The relaxed format, a Nashville tradition where songwriters trade off performing new and favorite material, not only brought out some exceptional songs, it afforded each singer a sense of spontaneity and connection with their colleagues that created a unique momentum.

    [Read the full article HERE]

on October 15, 2009 - 8:00pm

Dwight recently took part in an "All For The Hall" event to benefit The Country Music Hall Of Fame. Check out a recap:



Dwight Yoakam (left), Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill and Melissa Etheridge perform at the All for the Hall fundraiser in Los Angeles on Oct. 1, 2009, benefiting the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Photo Credit: Angela Weiss

Guitar-Pull Hosted by Chris Isaak with Special Guests

"Any visitor to the [Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum] realizes that music also can take the form of a joke, a nursery rhyme, a prayer, a come-on or a campfire tale. ... Harris, Yoakam, Melissa Etheridge and Vince Gill touched upon all those forms, showing the flexibility of ‘country' as they did so. ... Call it country, but it really isn't any one thing."
Ann Powers, Los Angeles Times

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum's third annual All for the Hall fundraiser, featuring distinguished talents Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam, and Melissa Etheridge, and hosted by Chris Isaak, proved to be an extraordinarily moving experience. Held for the first time in Los Angeles, at Club Nokia at L.A. Live on October 1, the event featured the musicians in a "guitar pull." The relaxed format, a Nashville tradition where songwriters trade off performing new and favorite material, not only brought out some exceptional songs, it afforded each singer a sense of spontaneity and connection with their colleagues that created a unique momentum.

[Read the full article HERE]

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