Bill Yates inducted into VFMA Hall of Fame

MasterShield Records is happy to announce that Bill Yates of Country Gentlemen fame and more recently an artist on the MasterShield label is being inducted into the VFMA (Virginia Folk Music Association) Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 15, 2007, at the Chesterfield, Virginia Fairgrounds. This is a Virginia non-profit organization, headlined by the Governor of Virginia that recognizes and supports: folk, gospel and bluegrass music. He has already been recognized for his many successful years in bluegrass music by being named as an Ambassador of Bluegrass and inducted into SPBGMA’s Hall of Fame, Bluegrass Hall of Fame, Bill Monroe’s Hall of Fame with the Country Gentlemen and also as a solo artist.

We at MasterShield are very grateful and honored to have Bill on our label and to be able to support him in his achievements in bluegrass music and especially to this honor.