The North Carolina Music Hall Of Fame is proud to announce Warren Haynes – A Guitar Hero, a special featured exhibit that opens January 15th.
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Date: March 25, 2011
Revised NCMHOF Induction Criteria.
There are two distinct categories for induction into the NCMHOF:
Performers and Non –Performers. This separation was designed to ensure that high profile performers were not favored over other less visible or recognizable musical influences.
* Definition: Individual musical performers, musical groups and backup musicians/singers.
* Eligibility: Performers are eligible for induction into the NCMHOF ten (10) years after the release of a record or a public musical performance has attained national or wide-spread acclaim.
* Definition: Songwriters, record producers, disc jockeys, record executives, journalists, music educators, and other allied music industry professionals.
* Eligibility: To be determined by members of the NCMHOF Advisory Board. Number of Inductees Selected per Year: There will be no more than five (5) new members inducted into the NCMHOF each year.
Genres of Music:
Each year the selected inductees must represent a variety of genres of music. Non-Performers will be considered as a genre of music.
Each group of inductees is selected by members of the NCMHOF Advisory Board on the basis of significance in music history, regardless of race, gender or genre of music. The inductee must be a native of North Carolina or have spent a significant amount of time in the State during his or her career.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame Museum Open To Public
Kannapolis, NC–August 25, 2009–It’s taken almost a decade, but the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame Museum has finally opened its doors in Kannapolis, North Carolina and the response has been astounding.
Located in what was once the old jail in historic the Cannon Village, the museum is now home to a growing collection of memorabilia and memories from some of North Carolina’s finest musicians, songwriters and entertainers ranging from Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane to Andy Griffith, Randy Travis and Chairmen of the Board.
The renovation of the old building was a two year labor of love funded by the Curb Family Foundation and overseen personally by Mike Curb. A former Lieutenant and acting Governor of California and owner of a successful music empire, Curb, credits his start in the business to Eddie Ray, who is on board as Operations Director of the museum.
Ray, a music pioneer and native of Franklin, North Carolina, has enjoyed a long and rewarding career in the entertainment business. He will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame this year.
Bill Kopald, Chairman of the Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors, says the museum is a testament to determination and perseverance, “The need has been here for a long time and it’s wonderful to finally have a home to showcase memorabilia and give people the opportunity to learn about some of the incredible musicians that hail from North Carolina, the purpose of the museum is to entertain and educate”.
The museum is open free to the public from 10:00 am to Noon and 1:00 to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday and on weekends by appointment. The facility can also be rented for private parties and receptions. A complete list of the 2009 inductees will be announced next month.
For additional information contact:
Eddie Ray Operation
Director/Vice Chairman NC Music Hall of Fame
NC Music Hall of Fame
Official Sponsors of Rhythm & Soul
On Sunday March 24, 2019 The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame will present a fundraiser concert titled “Spring Beach Blast” from the Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, North Carolina. Three legends of beach music will perform live.
Doors at the Greenfield Lake Amphitheater open at 12 noon with the event starting at 12:30 pm. Tickets are $30. The price will increase on the day of the event at $35.
Tickets may be purchased online at the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame museum. Tickets are also available at both Redix locations in the Wilmington, North Carolina area
The following groups will perform live:
The Chairmen of the Board: With one of Soul Music all-time great group names, 1999 NC Music Hall of Fame inductees The Chairmen of the Board have captivated music lovers for over 50 years with hits such as “Give Me Just A Little More Time” and “Everything’s Tuesday”.
The Embers: 2014 NC Music Hall of Fame Inductees The Embers have solidified their position as music group that have left an impression on beach music lovers for decades. With hits such as “I Love Beach Music” and “Far Away Places”. The Embers have created lasting memories since 1958.
Band Of Oz: 2016 NC Music Hall of Fame Inductees Band of Oz is arguably one of the most successful groups in the East Coast Beach Music scene. With 5 decades of memorable hits such as “Shaggin” and “Shama Lama Ding Dong” which is considered to be the most requested beach songs of all time.
About The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame:
The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame Museum is located at 600 Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Kannapolis, NC 28081. The Hall of Fame exhibits memorabilia from those who have been inducted into its Hall of Fame.
The individuals or bands inducted into the Hall of Fame are from all types of genres and all areas of the professional music industry including singers, songwriters, music producers, musicians and music industry executives who have roots in North Carolina.
Exhibits tell the musical career of each inductee with the display of their wardrobe pieces, signed albums, award albums, accessories, and more. Inductions at the Hall of Fame are held annually with a celebration event to recognize and honor these legends who have created N.C.’s rich musical heritage.