March 1, 2013
Thirteen bands and individuals will be inducted into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame in Lawrence this weekend.
The fun will begin Friday evening, with an "UnPlugged Event" musical gathering and jam at Paddy O'Quigley's Pub & Grill in the Lawrence Holiday Inn & Convention Center. The induction ceremony and concert will be Saturday at Liberty Hall in Lawrence, beginning at 7 p.m.
This year's inductees include Devastating Dinks of Salina; Exceptions, Topeka; Ray Hildebrand, Prairie Village; Kerry Livgren, Berryton/Topeka; Chuck Mead, Lawrence; Mystic Number National Bank, Kansas City; Playmate Blues Band, Hays; Tempests, Hays; Steve Werner, Kansas City; Wizards from Kansas, Lawrence; Sherman Halsey, Independence (Directors Award); Clyde Bysom and Junkyard Jazz, Lawrence (Directors Award) and Larry Emmett & Sliders, DeSoto (Bob Hapgood Award).