For 10 years, the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum has produced the city's annual Memphis Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, honoring many of the world-changing musicians whose music shook the planet. As the Memphis Music Hall of Fame celebrates its 10th anniversary, the elite roster of Memphis music icons being honored at the Thursday, September 15, 2022 Induction Ceremony includes (alphabetically), Fred Ford, Memphis-born blues and jazz artist, composer, arranger and educator, Jim Gaines, iconic Grammy-winning producer and engineer, Booker T. Jones, producer, arranger, author and keyboardist frontman of the legendary Booker T. and The MGs, Ronnie Milsap, singer and keyboardist from American Sound Studios to country Grammy and Hall of Fame icon, Priscilla Presley, former Chair of Elvis Presley Enterprises and promoter of Memphis and its King for over 5 decades, Billy Lee Riley, musician, singer, songwriter producer and one of Sun Records most uninhibited rockabilly artists, Mavis Staples, Grammy-winning singer, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Stax Records' voice of change, and J.M. Van Eaton, singer and producer best known as the rock and roll drummer for Jerry Lee Lewis, Sun Records and others. Several special guests who will be announced prior to the Ceremony will also be in attendance.
Just announced on August 1, 2022... special guest presenters for this year's Induction Ceremony include Robert Plant, legendary member of Led Zeppelin, Kirk Whalum, Grammy winning jazz icon, and Bernard Allison, W.C. Handy Blues Award recipient.
Of course, the annual Memphis Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is open to the public, and is a full evening of tributes and great musical performances. It will be held on Thursday evening, September 15 at 7:00 pm at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Memphis. Tickets for the event are only $30 per person, and are available at www.ticketmaster.com or by simply CLICKING HERE. Various levels of VIP Tickets are also available. Tickets purchased in Orchestra Rows A, B & C (first three rows) include premium seating, a limited edition signed-and-numbered Memphis Music Hall of Fame Commemorative Poster (available for pick up at the end of the show) & Admission into the Pre-Show VIP Party, hosted by Southern Security Federal Credit Union. Tickets purchased in Orchestra Rows D & E (rows four and five) include premium seating, & a limited edition signed-and-numbered Memphis Music Hall of Fame Commemorative Poster available for pick up at the end of the show.
This year’s Inductees will join a current roster of iconic musicians including Isaac Hayes, Al Green, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Sam & Dave, Justin Timberlake, Howlin’ Wolf, Otis Redding and many others. The full roster of Inductees and additional information about the Memphis Music Hall of Fame can be found at www.memphismusichalloffame.com. Many inductees are showcased in the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum's sister-museum, the Memphis Music Hall of Fame Museum, located at Second and Beale Street in downtown Memphis, next door to Hard Rock Cafe. Tickets to visit the Memphis Music Hall of Fame Museum are $8 and can be purchased individually or as a combo with the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ($3 savings).
The Memphis Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is administered by the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and is made possible by our generous partners... Orion Federal Credit Union, nexAir, Memphis Tourism, Southland Casino Hotel, Southern Security FCU, ArtsMemphis, MLGW, Downtown Memphis Commission, Shelby County Government, and Duncan Williams.
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