LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

 Lifetime Achievement Awardees gather on stage to perform "Will the Circle Be Unbroken"   (2017)

Lifetime Achievement Awardees gather on stage to perform "Will the Circle Be Unbroken"   (2017)

 

Each year, the Fiddlers' Convention committee recognizes individuals for their contributions to old time and bluegrass music. 

After receiving their awards, new honorees are joined on stage by past awardees for a group jam to "Will the Circle Be Unbroken".  
 

Past Honorees:

Hobart Crabtree                     2003

 Herb Bowman*                       2004
Arnold Dickens                        2004
Charlie Marrs                           2004
Mack Wingo                             2004

Elisha Duncan*                       2005
Shelby Jewell                           2005
Hamilton Lambert                2005
Leroy Vanover                        2005

Hazel Dickens                          2006
Ron Mullennex                        2006
Ralph Mullins*                         2006
Buford Conn                            2006

Ebby Jewell                              2007
Levi D. Long                            2007
Henry Reed*                            2007
Eric Whitesell                         2007
Charlotte Whitesell              2007

Larry Hogston                        2006
Jacky Ray                                  2008
Forrest “Duke” White           2008
Roy Wright*                             2008

Danny Anderson                          2009
Franklin George                           2009
Claude B. “Buddy” Hyman        2009
William Evert Myer*                   2009

James Cox                                2010
Roscoe Davis*                         2010
Tommy Taylor                        2010
       Bill White                                 2010        

Herb Hess                                2011
Bob Sutherland                      2011
Gene Little*                             2011
Sparky & Dolly Sparks         2011

Jeff Brown                                2012
Norman Hagerman               2012
Eddie Marrs                            2012

Phil & Kay Bevins, Sr.          2013
Dale Elswick                          2013
Mike Hankins                         2013
Oscar Wright*                        2013

John Hilt*                                  2014
LeRoy Long                             2014

Junior Billings                          2015
Kermit Stacy                            2015

Tony Brown                             2016
Charlie Elswick                      2016
Garland Roberts                    2016

Wayne Taylor                          2017
John Wesley Wright, Jr.*      2017

*Posthumous Award