Brad Paisley receives Distinguished West Virginian Award

via our friends at Country Music Tattle Tale

This past weekend Brad Paisley completed the last dates on his “Beat This Winter Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store” with shows in Ft. Wayne, IN, Dayton, OH and Charleston, WV.  Special guests on the tour have been Chris Young, Danielle Bradbery and Dee Jay Silver.

Backstage at the show in Charleston, Paisley, a native of Glen Dale, WV, was honored by being presented the Distinguished West Virginian Award by Senate President Jeff Kessler and Michael Lipton, Director of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame.  The Distinguished West Virginian Award was created to honor those who have contributed significantly to West Virginia or West Virginians and have brought positive attention to the state. It honors those who excel in their field and have achieved national recognition; it is the highest honor that can be awarded by the Governor.

Paisley goes to Europe for the C2C festival in Dublin, Ireland on March 15 and London, England on March 16 and then has dates in Stavanger and Oslo, Norway and Gotenberg and Stockholm, Sweden before heading home on March 26.

An announcement on Paisley’s summer tour will be in the coming weeks.  Check for more information.