Georgia Music Hall of Fame
Friends of Georgia Music Festival, Inc. proudly announces The 37th Annual Georgia Music Hall of FameSM Awards Inductees and Awards Show!
September 26, 2015 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
2015 Inductees include Gregg Allman, John & Jane Barbe, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, John Huie, Sam Moore, Monica Pearson among others.
Atlanta, GA . . . . . An illustrious line-up of celebrated music VIPs and luminaries will be inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 26, 2015 in the Georgia Ballroom at the Georgia World Congress Center located in downtown Atlanta.
The awards will be televised live across the state of Georgia by GPB (Georgia Public Broadcasting) and will showcase Georgia’s broad spectrum of talent in one magical evening. The evening will begin with a VIP Red Carpet and Governor’s Reception, a seated Gala Dinner, followed by the main event filled with tributes, salutes and exclusive performances, and presentation of the highly anticipated GEORGY™ Award. Posthumous inductees honored this year include: Philip Walden, Jr., Tim Wilson and Sonny Limbaugh.
Dr. Bobbie Bailey, President of Friends of Georgia Music Festival, Inc. went on record to say “This year’s show promises to be a great success. American Southern soul and R&B singer, musician, and songwriter, the tenor vocalist for the soul vocal duo Sam & Dave, Sam Moore will be presented the Performer Award along with American rock and blues singer-songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist, Gregg Allman (Songwriter Award recipient), Southern Rock band Drivin’ N’ Cryin’(Group Award recipient), along with Monica Pearson, renowned Atlanta television personality, with over 45 years of experience in radio, TV and newspaper and has emceed the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show for several years who will receive The Chairman’s Award, among other outstanding industry vips. We are excited to continue recognizing Georgia’s outstanding contributions to the music industry as we have done for 37 years.”
Performers, Presenters, Honorees, and Entertainment VIPs walk the Red Carpet at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26. For early arrivals, a cash bar will open at 6:00 p.m. The Dinner will begin at 6:45 p.m. followed by the live Georgy Awards Telecast at 8:00 p.m. The event is ON SALE NOW! For ticket/table sales, advertising and/or sponsorship information call 770-491-9494 Ext 15 or email@example.com.
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About Friends of Georgia Music Festival, Inc.
Friends of Georgia Music Festival, Inc. has been keeping the arts alive in Georgia communities by recognizing and promoting artists and the music industry for the past 37 years. Friends of Georgia Music Festival, Inc. is a non-profit organization that honors the many achievements of Georgia musicians, songwriters, composers, conductors, publishers and agents. Each year, Friends of Georgia Music nominates elects and inducts honorees into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, celebrating individuals who have made a significant contribution to Georgia’s musical traditions.