Sugarland, Robert Spano among Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductees

Sugarland's Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles, shown in Atlanta in 2011, will receive the "Performer" award. Photo credit: Robb Cohen/www.robbsphotos.com

Sugarland's Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles, shown in Atlanta in 2011, will receive the "Performer" award. Photo credit: Robb Cohen/www.robbsphotos.com

 Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles

and Kristian Bush, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert Spano and Southern rockers .38 Special are among the upcoming inductees to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

The 34th annual awards show will take place at 5 p.m. Oct.14 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and broadcast live on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

 In addition to the aforementioned newbies, who will receive, respectively, the “Performer,” “Chairman Award” and  “Group” distinction, the other inductees are:

  •   Alex Hodges (“Non-Performer), CEO of Nederlander concerts.

 

  • Gary Rossington (“Songwriter”), founding member/guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd.

 

  •  Riley Biederer (“Horizon Award”), 15-year-old singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

Posthumous awards will also be bestowed upon blues …

Full News here – Atlanta Music Scene

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