filed on June 11th, 2008 by Press Officer
Robert and Alison have three Nominations in the upcoming Americana Honors and Awards Show. They are nominated for Album of the Year, Song of the Year (for Gone Gone Gone), and Duo or Group of the year.
The Americana Honors and Awards show takes place on September 18, 2008 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. The show will be broadcast live on XM Satellite Radio. Additional broadcasts will air on Sirius and on BBC Radio.
The awards are just one event from The Americana Music Association which is a professional trade organization dedicated to building and promoting the Americana genre and the individuals who participate in the industry.
Americana Muic Association website
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filed on June 10th, 2008 by Press Officer
On June 9th at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City WHY (World Hunger Year) paid tribute to the 2008 WHY-Chapin Award Honorees and the 2007 Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Award winners. These honorees were being recognized for their exemplary work and dedication on issues of hunger and poverty on a local, national and worldwide level.
WHY is a nonprofit organization co-founded by the late singer-songwriter Harry Chapin, and radio talk show host and present Executive Director Bill Ayres in 1975. WHY attacks the root causes of hunger and poverty by promoting effective and innovative community-based solutions that create self-reliance, economic justice and food security.
Robert attended the ceremonies and chatted with Elvis Costello who was one of the honorees this year.
World Hunger Year website
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