Tempe Induction Ceremony – July 2, 2019
The induction ceremony was held at the Tempe Center for The Performing Arts. The inductees were Bob Meighan, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, Dead Hot Workshop, Fender Musical Instrument Corporation, Pistoleros and Long Wongs Mill Ave.
Jon Iger Induction Ceremony – January 19, 2019
Jon Iger, the president of the Arizona Songwriters Association, was inducted into the Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Glendale Library that was part of ASA’s 23rd Songwriters Gathering on January 19, 2019.
J. David Sloan Induction – July 15, 2018
Ray Herndon inducts J. David Sloan into the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame during the birthday celebration for Sloan, Francine Reed, Herndon and Diana Lee. The event packed the house at the Handlebar J in Scottsdale on July 15.
August 17, 2017 Induction Ceremony
Photos from the AMEHOF 08-17-17 Induction Ceremony for Celebrity Theatre, Gin Blossoms, Nils Lofgren, and Meat Puppets. Special guest: a few current AMEHOF Inductees & reps, Kari Lake & John Hook of Channel 10 (KSAZ), Marc Norman, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell, former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, Danny Zelisko, Pat McMahon, the Zubia brothers, Tom Reardon of the Father Figures and Tom Lopez of Slope Records.
March 26, 2017 Induction Ceremony
Photos from the AMEHOF 03-26-17 Induction Ceremony for Bill Heywood, Ray Odom, and the Riverside Park Ballroom.
November 13, 2016 Induction
11-13-16 AMEHOF Induction Ceremony held at the Hall in Scottsdale, Arizona. Inducted were Andy Devine, Zane Grey and Bob Boze Bell. Master of Ceremony was Marshall Trimble, with special guests “Wonderful Russ” Shaw and Marty Manning. Bill Wales, President of the Mohave Museum of History and Arts in Kingman, AZ accepted the AMEHOF plaque for Andy Devine. Grey Murphy accepted the Zane Grey AMEHOF plaque. Bob Boze Bell accepted the plaque for himself. Presenters were Marshall Trimble, Todd Newman and Hans Olson. Musical guests were Jack Alves, Hans Olson, Bob Boze Bell, Mark Jeffords, Mike Torres, Steve Dennis and David Libmann. Photos by Andrew Bosak, David Campbell and Lowell Hollars.
2015 Johnny Western Induction.
Johnny Western Induction: Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the Western Spirit: Museum of the West located in Old Town Scottsdale, Az. Jim West-Master of Ceremonies; Co-producers were Beve Cole and Gary Clemmons.
2014 Walt Richardson Induction.
Walt Richardson – A Day for Walt- Saturday, January 18, 2014, 5 p.m. A birthday celebration and special tribute was paid to Walt Richardson at the Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) hosted by Mark Zubia. Mayor Mark Mitchell and members of the Tempe City Council declared January 18, 2014 to be Walt Richardson Day. At this ceremony Walt was also inducted into the Arizona Entertainment and Music Hall of Fame (AMEHOF). Music was provided by Hans Olson & Chuck Hall, the Sugar Thieves, William Eaton, Jesse Valenzuela of the Gin Blossoms and the Zubia brothers, followed by a special reunion performance by Walt Richardson and the Morningstar Band, with Donnie Dean & Andy Gonzales.
2012 Travis Edmonson Induction.
Induction ceremony for Travis Edmonson held at the Berger Performing Arts Center in Tucson, AZ; Sunday, October 14, 2012. Music by Don & Victoria Armstrong with Slim Rost, Hans Olson, Joe Bethancourt, Peter McLaughlin, Tim Weed, Sue Harris, Ted Newman, Bobby Benton, Mariachi Ariztlan directed by Alberto Ranjel, Ted Ramirez, Stefan George, Bill Zorn w/Gaylen Taylor and David Earl, Dolan Ellis. Special guests Linda Edmonson Schneider, Erin Edmonson Kissel, Ellen Edmonson Murphy and Earl Edmonson Event produced by Beve Cole. Photos by David Horwitz, Joni Westbrook and George Howard.
2011 Katie Lee Induction.
Katie Lee was inducted into the AMEHOF on October 1, 2011 at the Elks Theater in Prescott, Arizona. Performances by Peter McLaughlin, Hans Olson, Ted Ramirez and Katie Lee. Award presentation by Warren Miller.