Vince Gill Named Country Music Hall of Fame’s Artist-in-Residence

Vince Gill has been named the Country Music Hall of Fame’s artist-in-residence for 2009. He will perform at the museum’s Ford Theater on Feb. 3, 17 and 24. Tickets are $40 and available to members on Dec 15 and 16. Sales are open to the general public on Dec. 17. Gill was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007. Previous artist-in-residence honorees include Cowboy Jack Clement, Earl Scruggs, Tom T. Hall, Guy Clark, Kris Kristofferson and Jerry Douglas. Established in 2003, the museum’s residency program annually honors a musical master who can be credited with contributing a large and significant body of work to the canon of American popular music.