The Tabuchi Family and Shoji Entertainments, Inc. proudly announce world-renowned entertainer, Shoji Tabuchi, will be inducted into the National Fiddler Hall of Fame in 2020. Shoji Tabuchi will be honored at a special gala, headlined by Grammy Award recipient Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers, on Saturday, April 18, at the Mabee Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The National Fiddler Hall of Fame, based in Tulsa, is dedicated to honoring individuals for their contributions to fiddling preservation, education, promoting the art of fiddling, and its historical and social significance. 2020 inductee Shoji Tabuchi will join the ranks of past National Fiddler Hall of Fame inductees Roy Acuff, Charlie Daniels, Howdy Forrester, Johnny Gimble, and Bob Wills, among many other entertainment greats.
In addition to this great honor, Shoji Tabuchi is also a past recipient of the prestigious Missourian Award, the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Award, and the Americanism Medal from Daughters of The American Revolution. Additionally, Shoji Tabuchi is a two-time TNN Music City News Instrumentalist of The Year nominee; Ozark Music Awards Entertainer of The Year as well as four-time Instrumentalist of The Year; and Branson Terry Awards Lifetime Achievement and Humanitarian Award winner, just to name a few.
Tickets are on sale now for the 2020 National Fiddler Hall of Fame Gala. Tickets can be purchased online at mabeecenter.com or by phone at (918) 495-6000.