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  • IRRMA Announces Induction Class of 2017

    Posted on January 3rd, 2017

    January 1, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    2017 IRRMA Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
    (Arnolds Park, IA) - The Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association (IRRMA) is pleased to announce the 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees.
    Bands: Jeff Brandt & Galaxy (Central Region), Lavender Lace Band (Central Region),
    High Heel & the Sneakers (Southwest Region), The Night People (Southeast Region),
    Hampton Road (Northeast Region), Prince & the Paupers (Northwest Region), IRRMA
    All Stars Band (Northwest Region)
    Individual Performers: Angelo Doud (Southeast Region), Craig Erickson (Southeast
    Non-Performers: Kid Bisket (Northeast Region), Gary Kellgren (Southwest Region),
    David Sandler (Central Region), Don “Shakey” Ahrends
    (Northwest Region), Reiman Music (Northwest Region)
    Women Who Rock: Karie Skogman (Northeast Region)
    Border Band: The Whitesidewalls (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN)
    IRRMA Lifetime Achievement Award: Jerry Jones (Northwest Region), Steve
    Soboroff (Southeast Region), Mac Coffin (Southeast Region)
    Matousek Family Lifetime Achievement Award: Tommy Allsup (Out of State)
    Support: Marla Black (Northwest Region)
    DJ: Kyle Martin (Central Region)
    Spirit Award: Surf Zombies (Central Region), Merle and Jan Wiese (Northwest
    Region), Greg Miksich (Central Region), Bruce Cameron (Central Region)
    The 2017 IRRMA Hall of Fame Induction Spectacular weekend takes place September 1-
    3 in Arnolds Park. The Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association is entering its 21st
    induction year.
    For more information contact:
    Sheryl Davis
    Museum Director