North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Ceremony

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.


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


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


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)                                      

Bill Kopald


(336) 299-2520 (Office)

(336) 337-2521 (Mobile)