2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

Tickets Now On Sale For Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Tickets are now on sale for the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame’s 2015 induction ceremony. The event will be held Saturday, October 24, at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston. VIP tickets include a meet ’n’ greet with inductees and presenters, admittance to the Governor’s Reception and after-show party.

The ceremony welcomes the sixth class of inductees and will be broadcast live across the state on WV PBS.

The 2015 inductees are John Ellison, Ed Haley, Russ Hicks, Buddy Starcher, Bob Thompson, and Harry Vann Walls.

The 2015 Spirit Award will be presented to Selina Midkiff and The Appalachian Children’s Chorus (ACC). Celebrating its 25th year, The Appalachian Children’s Chorus is the official children’s chorus of West Virginia. Midkiff is the founding director of the ACC and the Appalachian Festival of Young Voices.

The living inductees – John Ellison, Russ Hicks and Bob Thompson – will be present to accept their awards and perform. In addition, there will be performances by Tim O’Brien, NRBQ, Alan Freeman & Robert Shafer, The Appalachian Children’s Chorus and others to be announced.

Presenters and acceptors include Grand Funk Railroad guitarist Mark Farner (John Ellison), Charlie McCoy (Russ Hicks), Tim O’Brien (Ed Haley), NRBQ’s Terry Adams (Harry Vann Walls), and Larry Groce (Bob Thompson). Others to be announced soon.

General admission tickets are $60 in advance; $75 at the door. “Preferred Tickets” are $250 each or $400 for two, and include admittance to the Friday night Meet and Greet, the Governor’s Reception prior to the event and the after-show party.

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and showtime is 7:30.

Tickets can be purchased below.

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Tickets are also available at Taylor Books in Charleston or by calling the Hall of Fame office at 304-342-4412.

For more information about the 2015 Induction Ceremony or the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame call 304-342-4412 or email us at wvmhof@gmail.com.

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