The Prine Family proudly presents “You Got Gold: Celebrating the Life & Songs of John Prine” with a series of special concerts and events held across various venues in Nashville October 3-10. The weeklong celebration will include tribute concerts at The Ryman Auditorium (October 6 & 7), CMA Theater at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (October 8) and the Basement East (October 9) and will culminate on October 10—what would have been John’s 75th birthday.
- October 6—The Ryman Auditorium
- October 7—The Ryman Auditorium
- October 8—CMA Theater at The Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum
- October 9—Basement East
Each of these shows will include a unique surprise line-up of friends performing and celebrating the legendary singer, songwriter and performer’s inimitable life and songs. Tickets for these four shows are available for pre-sale starting tomorrow with general on-sale this beginning this Friday, May 28. Full details can be found at YouGotGold.JohnPrine.com. Additional “You Got Gold” events will be announced.
All proceeds from the week will benefit the newly created 501c3, The Hello In There Foundation. The Prine family established the foundation to honor John’s memory. The work of the foundation will be inspired and guided by John’s simple song title, “Hello In There” and will aim to identify and collaborate with individuals and communities where people are marginalized, discriminated against or, for any reason, are otherwise forgotten. The foundation is pleased to share this year’s grant recipients are Nashville-based non-profits Room In The Inn and Thistle Farms.
Additionally, on October 8, Oh Boy Records will release a new tribute record, Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine, Vol. 2 (pre-order here). Each month ahead of the release, Oh Boy will unveil a new artist and song that is featured on the record, including the first two installments: “Paradise” performed by Sturgill Simpson and “I Remember Everything” performed by Brandi Carlile.