Pictured L-R: John Knowles, c.g.p.; artist/comedian Ray Stevens; Russell Faxon, sculptor; Dave Pomeroy, President of the American Federation of Musicians Nashville Chapter; Linda Chambers, CEO, Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum; country music artist Steve Wariner, c.g.p. Photo by Jacquelyn Marushka)

Chet Atkins Bronze Statue Relocated From 5th & Union

The Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum unveiled the beloved Chet Atkins bronze statue — recently displaced from its home of 23 years at the corner of 5th and Union, and the most photographed statue in Nashville — in a ceremony at the MHOF&M on Friday, June 9.

The ceremony was hosted by the Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum’s CEO, Linda Chambers, and Steve Wariner, renowned country artist, legendary guitarist, c.g.p., GRAMMY Award winner, and Musicians Hall of Fame Inductee. Other special guests included Dave Pomeroy, President of the American Federation of Musicians Nashville Chapter; Russell Faxon, sculptor; John Knowles, c.g.p.; and Ray Stevens, singer, songwriter, producer, comedian, GRAMMY Award winner, and Musicians Hall of Fame Inductee.

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Music editor for Nashville.com. Jerry Holthouse is a content writer, songwriter and a graphic designer. He owns and runs Holthouse Creative, a full service creative agency. He is an avid outdoorsman and a lover of everything music. You can contact him at JerryHolthouse@Nashville.com

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