NC Music Hall of Fame names inductees

  • Posted: Sunday, June 2, 2013 12:06 a.m.
    UPDATED: Sunday, June 2, 2013 12:42 a.m.

KANNAPOLIS — The N.C. Music Hall of Fame has announced the 2013 inductees.

The induction ceremony is set for Oct. 17 at the Gem Theater in Kannapolis. The evening will include a reception, the ceremony and a variety of entertainment.


Advance tickets and reservations are available at the hall of fame museum, located at 109 West A St. in Kannapolis.

Inductees include:

• Performing artists

Alicia Bridges, recording artist (“I Like The Nightlife”) from Lawndale

Grady Tate, jazz drummer and performer (“The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” band) from Durham

The Catalinas, recording artists (“Summertime’s Calling Me”) from Charlotte and Statesville

John P. Kee, gospel recording artist (New Life Community Choir) from Durham

Willie Weeks, bass guitarist (Eric Clapton) from Salemburg

• Non-performing artists

Tony Brown, musician and country record producer (George Strait, Reba McIntyre, Vince Gill, Jimmy Buffet) from Greensboro

Rick Dees, radio personality, (recorded novelty song, “Disco Duck”) from Greensboro

• Deceased

Dell Reeves, country recording artist (“Girl on a Billboard”) from Sparta

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