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Museum Presents Music Masters: A Conversation with Bob Neuwirth This Saturday, May 7, at 1:30 p.m.

May 02, 2016 | Posted by CMHOF Staff

Programming in Support of the Exhibition
Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City, Presented by Citi


NASHVILLE, Tenn., – May 2, 2016 – The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s quarterly program series Music Masters returns Saturday, May 7, with music industry veteran Bob Neuwirth. The 1:30 p.m. interview, hosted by museum editor Michael McCall, will be held in the museum's Ford Theater and is included with museum admission and free to museum members. The program will be streamed live at countrymusichalloffame.org/streaming. 

Songwriter, producer, performer, painter, improviser, collaborator and instigator, Bob Neuwirth has been associated with many seminal artists, including Joan Baez, T Bone Burnett, Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson and Patti Smith. His seven albums include 1994’s Last Day on Earth, with John Cale. His songs include “Mercedes Benz,” written with Janis Joplin and poet Michael McClure. Neuwirth appeared in documentaries Don’t Look Back and Eat the Document, as well as the film Renaldo & Clara. He was bandleader for Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue, music director for the Down from the Mountain tour, and producer of the documentary of the same name. 

Presented in support of the exhibition Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City, presented by Citi, the Los Angeles resident will discuss his career and briefly perform. During the performance, Neuwirth will be joined by multi-instrumentalist David Mansfield, who has worked with T Bone Burnett, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Bruce Hornsby, Roger McGuinn, Loudon Wainwright III and others.

Seating is general admission. Attendees must have a program pass to guarantee admission to the event. Museum members may reserve their program passes in advance by phone (615-416-2050) or via reservations@countrymusichalloffame.org.

Click here for an exhibit summary, photos, video and more on Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats. Follow @countrymusichof on Twitter and join the conversation using #DylanCashExhibit.

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The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum collects, preserves, and interprets country music and its history for the education and entertainment of diverse audiences. In exhibits, publications, and educational programs, the museum explores the cultural importance and enduring beauty of the art form. The museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee in 1964. The museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and in 2015 welcomed over one million patrons, placing it among the ten most-visited history museums in the U.S. The Country Music Foundation operates Historic RCA Studio BTM, Hatch Show Print® poster shop, CMF Records, the Frist Library and Archive, and CMF Press. Museum programs are supported by the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

More information about the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is available at countrymusichalloffame.org or by calling (615) 416-2001.