Vince Gill, Lee Ann Womack Join Salute to Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson

Vince Gill and Lee Ann Womack are among the country artists paying tribute to record executive-producer Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson at the Leadership Music Dale Franklin Music Award gala dinner on Aug. 29. Rodney Crowell, Lyle Lovett and Billy Swan (“I Can Help”) will also participate in the event. According to press material, Foster, Kristofferson and Nelson will be recognized for helping to “define — and redefine — the Music Row business model, elevate the Nashville songwriting medium and push the boundaries of country music, all while maintaining maverick authenticity.” The gala dinner will take place at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville.