Edmonton Blues Hall of Fame Foundation
presents awards at 3rd annual inductee celebration (Edmonton) The Edmonton Blues Hall of Fame Foundation is pleased to announce our 2016 Inductee Celebration and Ceremony Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the Blues on Whyte, 10329 Whyte Avenue.
Featuring a performance by Rusty Reed Band All-Stars, doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the program starts at 7:00 p.m. Advance tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased at Tix on the Square and the Blues on Whyte / Commercial Hotel reception desk. A limited number of tickets will also be available at the door for $25.00.
Our 2016 Inductees in the Edmonton Blues Hall of Fame are:
Builder: To recognize individuals who have contributed to the Edmonton Blues Community through their
work. Peter North
Performer: To recognize individuals or bands that have made a significant musical contribution to the Edmonton Blues Community over a period of not less than 20 years. Rusty Reed and the Southside Shuffle
Legend: To recognize musicians from outside Edmonton who have made significant contributions to the Edmonton Blues Community. Russell Jackson
Founded in 2013, the Edmonton Blues Hall of Fame Foundation recognizes and celebrates institutions, organizations and individuals that have made a significant contribution to the Edmonton Blues community.
The Edmonton Blues Hall of Fame Foundation’s goal is to ensure a legacy of Edmonton’s blues music and history will be available to educate current and future generations.
“Edmonton has a long history of exceptional blues activity -- from musicians and festival organizers to promoters and record producers. We believe strongly that it is time this legacy was recognized”.
This event is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors, including the Blues on Whyte, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Stony Plain Records, and the Edmonton Blues Festival. For more information on the event and the Edmonton Blues Hall of Fame Foundation, please visit www.EdmontonBluesHallofFame.com