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12 Sep 12 Texas State Musician Nominations Being Accepted

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How would you like to be known as the Texas State Musician? Or, do you know of someone who deserves the honor. Now is the time to do

something about it.

The Texas Commission on the Arts has announced its call for nominations for the 2013 a

nd 2014 positions of Texas State Musician. They are asking you to nominate qualified artists and to help spread the word about this unique opportunity.

For those musicians with healthy egos, self nominations are encouraged. The deadline for nominations is October 15.

The current title holder is ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons. Previous honorees include Lyle Lovett, Sara Hickman, Willie Nelson, Shelley King, Dale Watson, Billy Joe Shaver, Johnny Gimble, Ray Benson and James Dick.

Complete details and nomination forms are available online at
http://www.arts.texas.gov/nominate/.

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