West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Performance

The ninth West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and performance will be held at the Culture Center Theater on June 3 at 7pm.

The event will be live streamed by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and edited for later statewide broadcast.

The show will be hosted by West Virginia natives, country singer/songwriter Lionel Cartwright and bluegrass bassist, singer/songwriter Missy Raines.

The house band will be led by 2008 WVMHoF inductee Charlie McCoy.

2023 Living Inductees

o Buddy Griffin – Revered bluegrass, traditional, and country music artist

o Barbara Nissman – World-renowned classical pianist

2023 Deceased Inductees

o Lonesome Pine Fiddlers – Bluegrass pioneers

o Winston Walls – One of the country’s greatest Hammond B-3 players

o Fuzzy Haskins & Calvin Simon – Founding members of the legendary funk band Parliament-Funkadelic

2023 Spirit Award

o Jim Fogelson – Record label executive and producer

Video congratulations by: George Benson, Sam Bush, Bootsy Collins, Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss 

Tickets & Ceremony Details

Advance general admission tickets are $75 ($95 at the door). “Preferred Tickets” are $250 each and include admittance to the Friday evening reception at the Governor’s Mansion and the Saturday after-show party.

Doors: 7 p.m. Show: 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are available at wvmusichalloffame.com and the WVHoF office by calling (304)342-4412