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Carnegie Hall celebrates ultimate session musician: Charlie McCoy

Charley McCoy with some of the many artists he has accompanied.

Carnegie Hall and the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame present “A Tribute to Charlie McCoy: A Celebration of the Harmonica” on Friday, Mar. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Hall.

Charlie McCoy has played with so many musicians, it’s hard to keep up with his impressive list of credits.  He won his first Grammy Award in 1972 and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009, but his list as a session musician is the most impressive.

He has worked with Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkle, Paul Simon, Dolly Parton, Conway Twitty, Johnny Cash,  Blake Shelton, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, and too many more to list.

An impressive cast of West Virginia musicians will be on hand to celebrate McCoy’s musical credits. Performers will include John Chic, Mark Bates, Larry Groce , Randy Gilkey, Bob McGraw with Wine and Roses, Annie Neeley, Susanna Robinson, Ron Sowell, The Carpenter Ants, and many more! Please note that Charlie McCoy will not be present.

The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame exhibit is located at Carnegie Hall and will be open before the show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets to this event are $15. For tickets or more information, please visit www.carnegiehallwv.org or call Carnegie Box Office at 304-645-7917, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Carnegie Hall is a nonprofit organization supported by individual contributions, grants, and fundraising efforts such as TOOT and The Carnegie Hall Gala. The Hall is located at 611 Church Street, Lewisburg. For more information please call 304-645-7917 or visit www.carnegiehallwv.org.

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