Along with his acting and directing credits, Farmer is also the harmonica playing frontman of the band, Gary Farmer & The Troublemakers.
The 2017 class of the Memphis Music Hall of Fame includes Memphis Horns, Maurice White, and Roy Orbison.
Southern Avenue has been nominated in two categories: New Artist Debut Album and Sean Costello Rising Star Award.
“Mr. Morrison has created a catalog of music that has served as a soundtrack for our lives."
Winners of each category will be announced on September 13, 2017 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
Today, Phil Wiggins is the only living player of the instrument to hold the prestigious honor of “Master of Traditional Arts.”