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Press Release – Announcing The 2013 Induction Ceremony

Press Release – Announcing The 2013 Induction Ceremony

May 28, 2013


North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2013 Inductions

 

For Immediate Release

Kannapolis – The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame has announced the names of this year’s inductees. The ceremony will take place Thursday, October 17.

 

PERFORMING ARTISTS:

Alicia Bridges, Recording Artist (“I Love The Nightlife”), Lawndale, NC

Grady Tate, Jazz Drummer/Performer, (Drummer on the “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson”), Durham, NC

The Catalinas, Recording Artists (“Summertime’s Call Me”), Charlotte/Statesville, NC

John P. Kee, Gospel Recording Artist, (New Life Community Choir) Durham, NC

Willie Weeks, Musician, (Bass guitarist for Eric Clapton), Salemburg, NC

 

NON PERFORMING ARTISTS:

Tony Brown, Musician/Country Record Producer (George Strait, Reba McIntyre, Vince Gill, Jimmy Buffet), Greensboro, NC

“Rick” Dees, Radio Personality, (recorded novelty song, “Disco Duck”) Greensboro, NC

 

DECEASED:

Del Reeves, Country Recording Artist (“Girl on The Billboard”), Sparta, NC

 

The induction ceremony will take place Thursday, October 17th at historic Gem Theater in Kannapolis. The evening will include a reception, the induction ceremony and a variety of entertainment.  Advance sale tickets and reservations are available at the museum at 109 West A Street, Kannapolis.

 

For more information contact:

Eddie Ray                                                                  

Operations Director/Vice Chair                                 
704-934-2320 (Museum)                                           

703-346-6241 (Mobile)                                              

info@northcarolinamusichalloffame.org

 

Bill Kopald

Chairman

(336) 299-2520 (Office)

(336) 337-2521 (Mobile)

bkokpald@bellsouth.net

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