The Gaither Vocal Band, Ashley McBryde, Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris, Allison Russell, and Little Big Town will honor the legacy of Naomi Judd with performances on CMT's Naomi Judd: A River Of Time Celebration, taking place Sunday, May 15 at the Ryman Auditorium.
There will also be special messages from Bono, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey and Salma Hayek.
"We are sincerely privileged to work alongside Wynonna and Ashley to present this live celebration of life for their mother Naomi. While we all continue to deeply mourn the loss of such a legendary artist, we are honored to commemorate her legacy alongside the country community, her friends, family and legions of fans across the world at the perfect venue: The Mother Church of Country Music. This special will celebrate her timeless voice, unforgettable spirit and the immense impact she left on our genre through the best form of healing we have-music," CMT producers share.
Naomi Judd: a River of Time Celebration is a co-production from CMT and Sandbox Live in partnership with The Judds' family. Margaret Comeaux (CMT), Leslie Fram (CMT), Jason Owen (Sandbox Live) and Patrizia DiMaria (Ladypants Productions) are Executive Producers.
A limited number of tickets are available to the general public, with more information here.
CMT will exclusively televise the public memorial service as a commercial-free special at 5 p.m. CT.
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