Who is being inducted this year?
Big Daddy Kane
We are also highlighting past inductees at the Ceremony this year in honor of NC Governor Roy Cooper’s declaration of NC’s “Year of Music”. 2019 highlight guests who will be in attendance are: Kellie Pickler & Pastor Shirley Caesar! Governor Roy Cooper’s declaration: NCArts.org
Read about our Press Conference Announcing the 2019 inductees with Secretary Suzi Hamilton of the NC Dept. of Natural & Cultural Resources: NorthCarolinaMusicHallofFame.org
What is an induction ceremony?
Our annual induction ceremonies are a commemorative occasion in which those in the music industry who have made an impact on American Music, are introduced as new members of our Hall of Fame. Inductees that enter the NCMHOF have reached national recognition in their field of at least 10 years and they have roots in North Carolina. The ceremony reflects an awards show format which includes inductees accepting their induction, an insightful history of their careers, and performances by some of the inductees. Living inductees may be in attendance to accept their induction, whereas deceased inductees will have someone accepting on their behalf.
Will there be live performances at the ceremony?
Yes! Many of our inductees will perform. Full schedule of performances to be released soon.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You MUST show your tickets at the door! All tickets will be scanned at the door. You may bring your printed ticket OR show your digital ticket on your smartphone.
Is there an age limit to enter the event?
No. Our annual induction event welcomes all ages. This is a very educational, entertaining and historical event that no one will want to miss!
What are my parking options getting to the event?
Guests attending the VIP Reception should park near the Kannapolis City Hall. Those designated areas are along Laureate Way. Trolleys will be available for VIP guests to move between the GEM Theatre and City Hall. Trolleys are for VIP guests only.
General admission attendees should park near the Gem Theatre using the designated parking areas on Main Street.
What should I wear?
Dress code for all attendees is Black Tie Optional.
Will there be concessions at the ceremony?
Yes. The Gem Theatre concession stand will have sodas, candy, and their famous popcorn.
What can/can’t I bring to the event?
Cameras are allowed at the reception and ceremony.
Please, no smoking at the venues.
NO outside food or beverages are allowed in the NCMHOF & Curb Museum.
Are the event venues handicap accessible?
The VIP Reception area at Kannapolis City Hall and the NCMHOF Museum are handicap accessible. However, handicap guests will not have access to an elevator at the Gem Theatre. The Gem Theatre balcony seating is accessed ONLY from stairs. Limited handicap seating is available on the floor level at the Gem, please call 704-934-2320 for more information or assistance finding a handicap seat.
What is your refund policy?
Sorry, all tickets are nonrefundable. There will be no exceptions for refunds. There are no rain dates for this event nor any substitutes for tickets