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SistaStrings earn a spot in the Country Music Hall of Fame

Three women with their backs to the camera look at a museum exhibit containing instruments and other musical items.
SistaStrings take in their portion of the "American Currents" exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

I was just thinking the other day that it had been a while since we checked in on the Musical Adventures of SistaStrings — so long, it seems, that Milwaukee natives Monique and Chauntee Ross are now in the Country Music Hall of Fame.

To clarify: The city’s favorite bow-wielding duo are not members of the hall (yet). They are, however, the recipients of a different honor that places them among the genre’s most impactful artists from the past year.

This past week, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum brought back “American Currents: State of the Music,” its annual exhibition that “offers a broad look at country music and its place in American culture over the past year.” A facet of that examination is a selection of featured artists represented in the display, which currently includes the likes of Luke Combs, Kacey Musgraves, Jelly Roll, Allison Russel and …

… SistaStrings.

The Ross sisters got to stroll through the exhibit, which for their portion includes instruments on display and a placard encapsulating their meteoric rise since decamping to Nashville — something they noted as part of a social post about the honor.

“We relocated our lives and everything we knew to come to Nashville just over 2 years ago and the embrace from this city and our creative community has given us more than we could ever ask,” they wrote. “We are so proud to be part of this alongside so many incredible artists like our friends [The War and Treaty], our bro [Billy Strings] and our big sis [Allison Russell] to name a few.”

You can find their entire post about the experience below and, if you find yourself in Music City sometime between now and next February, check out the “American Currents” exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.