Country Music Hall of Fame


Songwriter Session: Tony Arata

Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 11:30am

​Tony Arata wrote “The Dance” (Garth Brooks), “Dreaming with My Eyes Open” (Clay Walker), “Here I Am” (Patty Loveless), “I'm Holding My Own” (Lee Roy Parnell), and songs recorded by Emmylou Harris, Reba McEntire, Tanya Tucker, and Trisha Yearwood.

This program takes place in the Museum's Ford Theater and will also be streamed live at The live stream is powered by NewTek TriCaster.


Attendees must have a Program Pass to guarantee admission to this event.

Program Passes are free with Museum admission or membership and distributed two hours prior to the event at the Museum's box office on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is general admission and limited.

Members-only benefit: Museum members may also reserve their Program Passes in advance by phone (615-416-2050) or via Reservations are accepted until 48 hours before the program, or until the program is at capacity.  Tickets reserved by members are available for pickup at the membership desk in the Museum’s conservatory.

For more information, please read our Full Program Pass Policy.