The Country Music Hall of Fame has named Miranda Lambert its 2018 Artist-in-Residence, making her only the third woman to receive this honor. She’s also the youngest. To celebrate, Lambert will perform two concerts at the CMA Theater located within the Hall of Fame.
The history that the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum holds is so important,” Lambert said in a press release. “It’s truly an honor to be named artist-in-residence for the museum. I’m thankful for this place, where our music can continue to be cherished, and I’m thrilled to be among the esteemed artists who have been honored by this designation.
The intimate, one-of-a-kind shows will take place Wednesday, Sept. 19 and Wednesday, Sept. 26. Both shows will begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 13.
Former Artist in Residence, Jason Isbell, tweeted his congratulations to Lambert:
— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) July 9, 2018
According to the Hall of Fame, “Established in 2003, the museum’s artist-in-residence program honors a musical master who can be credited with contributing a large and significant body of work to the canon of American popular music. The artist-in-residence is invited to use the museum’s performance venues to create unique musical experiences.” Other previous artist-in-residence honorees include Isbell, Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers, Alan Jackson, and Rosanne Cash.