You’ve probably heard about some of “The Institutions” of country music… the CMA Awards, the Grand Ole Opry, the ACM Awards, CMA Fest (formerly Fan Fair), this list goes on and on. But you probably haven’t heard stories like this. On this episode, Susan and Evelyn talk about some of their high (and very low) points during these huge industry events.
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1:23 Evelyn’s time on CMA Board Of Directors
2:00 Ricky Van Shelton gets kicked off the Opry grounds, Evelyn makes the paper
7:00 Country music industry retirement home
8:05 CMA Awards
9:48 Alan Jackson’s controversial performance of George Jones’ song “Choices” on the CMA Awards
12:03 BMI/ASCAP/Sesac Awards dinners
13:27 Willie Nelson’s unexpected appearance at the BMI Awards
15:00 ACM Awards
15:33 “Jews In Country Music”
16:35 Randy Travis at the ACM Awards
18:45 Susan & Evelyn get lost leaving the ACM Awards
19:40 The Beach Boys at Fan Fair
20:50 More on Fan Fair/CMA Fest
22:00 Evelyn’s first Fan Fair
24:55 Music City Myth segment
Listen if you are interested in: CMA Awards, CMA Fest/Fan Fair, ACM Awards, Ricky Van Shelton, Willie Nelson, George Jones, Alan Jackson, Randy Travis
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