A favorite here at Country’s Chatter, Kellie Pickler, has been selected as an inductee in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. We couldn’t be happier for Kellie. She is a talented, very sweet young woman, and all of North Carolina can certainly be proud of her accomplishments. Below is the press release from the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame, listing Kellie among their nominees for 2016. There is also information about the Induction Ceremony, which is open to the public. If you live in the Kannapolis, N.C. area, you might want to check out that information and make sure you get your tickets for the event.
[Press Release] The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame has announced this year’s eight inductees. The Induction Ceremony takes place annually in October. The inductees are as follows:
The Avett Brothers – folk rock/bluegrass/Americana, from Concord, NC.
Band of Oz – popular pioneer Beach music band, from Raleigh, NC.
Chuck Brown (deceased) – funk guitarist known as the “Godfather of Go-go,” from Gaston, NC.
Rhiannon Giddens & The Carolina Chocolate Drops – Grammy award winning old time string band, from Greensboro and Durham, NC.
Percy Heath (deceased) – jazz musician/bassist and a member of the Modern Jazz Quartet, born in Wilmington, NC.
David Holt – Grammy Award winning folk musician & story teller who appears regularly on PBS television, from Asheville, NC.
Kellie Pickler – country music singer/songwriter, winner of “Dancing with the Stars,” finalist on “American Idol” and star of the CMT docu-comedy television series “I Love Kellie Pickler,” from Albemarle, NC.
Ron Tyson – longtime member of the Temptations, from Monroe, NC.
The Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Kannapolis, NC. This red carpet event is open to he public. VIP and General Admission tickets will go on sale early this summer. Tickets will be available online and at the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame Museum, 600 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis. Contact the Hall of Fame Museum for more details:
www.NorthCarolinaMusicHallofFame.org, (704) 934-2320.
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