O'Jays, Evelyn Champagne King inducted into Philly Music Walk of Fame

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 7, 2019) – The Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) today announced that The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Hooters, The O’Jays, Evelyn “Champagne” King, WMMR air personality Pierre Robert, music industry executive Jody Gerson, and philanthropist Dorrance “Dodo” Hamilton will be added to the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame as members of its Class of 2019. They will be formally inducted together Tuesday, October 22, 2019 during afternoon ceremonies along the Avenue of the Arts and celebrated that evening with a special grand gala event at The Bellevue Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 7, 2019) – The Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) today announced that The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Hooters, The O’Jays, Evelyn “Champagne” King, WMMR air personality Pierre Robert, music industry executive Jody Gerson, and philanthropist Dorrance “Dodo” Hamilton will be added to the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame as members of its Class of 2019. They will be formally inducted together Tuesday, October 22, 2019 during afternoon ceremonies along the Avenue of the Arts and celebrated that evening with a special grand gala event at The Bellevue Philadelphia.

Tickets for the 2019 Philadelphia Music Alliance Gala Dinner at The Bellevue are on sale NOW through the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-philadelphia-music-alliance-gala-tickets-68159249149

“This year’s honorees class is filled with legends from especially diverse backgrounds, allowing us to once again display the variety of this city’s phenomenal music genres – from classical to rock to Philly soul – as well as honoring one of the music industry’s most respected and accomplished executives, and a beloved philanthropist whose contributions to music education in our city is without peer,” said PMA chairman Alan Rubens, in making the announcement.

"This year, we are especially fortunate to be able to illustrate, through our honorees, the incredible impact Philadelphia has made in a wide range of realms across numerous facets of the music industry, and why our city continues to be among the elite for producing and nurturing extraordinary and award-winning talent," added PMA executive Board member Randy Alexander.

 
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