34th Annual American Eagle Awards Set for Thursday, July 13
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The National Music Council has announced Paul Shaffer and Richard Leigh as guest presenters for their 34th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, July 13 at the Summer NAMM Show at The Music City Center in Nashville.
The National Music Council previously announced their 2017 honorees including GRAMMY® winning artist Crystal Gayle, singer, songwriter and poet Patti Smith, and comic, actor, writer, musician and creators’ rights activist Harry Shearer.
Paul Shaffer is best known for his residency as David Letterman’s musical director, band leader and sidekick on the entire run of both Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993) and Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015). Shaffer will present the award to Harry Shearer.
GRAMMY®, ASCAP, and SESAC award winning songwriter, Richard Leigh will present the award to Crystal Gayle. Leigh’s career celebrates hits spanning 4 decades and 9 #1 records including Gayle’s “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue” and “I’ll Get Over You.”
Tickets to the VIP awards and dinner are available to the general public. For more information on VIP dinner and seating, schedule, location details, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities, visitmusiccouncil.org or contact NMC Director David Sanders firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proceeds from the event support the National Music Council’s music education advocacy efforts.
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