The third day of Bonnaroo 2019 dawned bright and beautiful with a near perfect climate. Some young bleary-eyed EDM music fans were wearily returning to their campsites after an all-night dance party. Meanwhile, other festival goers were waking up to sunrise yoga sessions and organized runs. The smell of coffee and doughnuts baking lingered in Centeroo.
Acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer John Prine is nominated for two awards at the 2019 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards: Album of the Year (The Tree of Forgiveness) and Song of the Year (“Summer’s End”). The annual awards ceremony will take place on September 11 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.
Acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer John Prine is debuting a new cover of “My Old Kentucky Home, Goodnight” today. Listen/share HERE. Released in advance of the Kentucky Derby this weekend, “My Old Kentucky Home, Goodnight” was written by Stephen Collins Foster and originally recorded by Prine in 2004 as part of a compilation album created in Foster’s honor.
John Prine is selected as one of the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees. The 50th Annual Induction and Awards Gala will take place on June 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Of the recognition, Prine shares, “I am thrilled to hear about my induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. I have been proud to make my living as a songwriter for almost 50 years now. I have to say it’s a bonus to be elected by your fellow songwriters. Thank You to the Songwriters Hall of Fame.”
John Prine is nominated for three GRAMMY Awards including Best Americana Album for The Tree of Forgiveness and Best American Roots Song for “Summer’s End” (watch the official music video for “Summer’s End” HERE). Prine’s “Knockin On Your Screen Door” is also nominated for Best American Roots Song—earning Prine two nominations in the category.
John Prine will perform a special show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with the Colorado Symphony on July 28. Acclaimed trio, I’m With Her, will join as openers. The landmark performance is Prine’s first with the Colorado Symphony and will feature arrangements by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb. Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 14.
Two time GRAMMY Award winning singer-songwriter John Prine and Sixthman, the industry leader in music festival vacation experiences, are thrilled to announce All The Best Fest, a four day celebration of amazing music and community at the world class Breathless + Now Onyx Resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on November 11-15, 2019.
John Prine won “Artist of the Year” at last night’s Americana Music Honors & Awards. This is Prine’s third time receiving the prestigious award following previous wins in 2017 and 2005.