The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in Kannapolis, N.C. has announced this year’s eight inductees! Check out this list of some of NC’s finest musicians:
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 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 vocalist and American Idol contestant, born in Albemarle, NC.
Ron Tyson – longtime member of the Temptations, from Monroe, NC.