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Niagara Falls Music HOF announces induction Class of 2018

Thu, Oct 18th 2018 12:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame is non-profit organization created to preserve and protect the diverse musical culture and heritage of the greater Niagara Falls geographical area, while recognizing individuals who have made a significant contribution to performance, education and promotion of music in our community. Nominations are encouraged from musicians in all genres of music, as well as businesses and individuals who have had a significant impact on the local music scene and the music industry in general.
The NFMHOF appreciates all those who were nominated this year for their dedication in enhancing the local music heritage. The inductees were chosen based on a formal nomination process, rated in various categories to include: prominent performance history and longevity within the greater Niagara Falls area; musical community service; contributions to the local, national and international music industry; and support or promotion of music in Niagara Falls.
For their dedication, support and successful accomplishments, the NFMHOF announces the following inductees:
•The Beginnings
•Joseph Calato Sr.
•Lewis Custode Jr.
•Marc Dixon
•Carl Filbert
•Jack Gavin
•Frank Geracitano
•James Jeckovich
•Jeff Jeckovich
•Perry Novak
•Peter Paonessa Jr.
•Marcangelo Perricelli
Legacy Inductees
Ronald Corsaro
•Dr. Edward D'Anna
•Gregory DeDario
•Donald Gais
•John "Spider" Martin
•Frederick "Freddy" Maruca
•Natalo Paelle
•Anthony "Tony Paone" Paonessa
•Felix Viscuglia
•Stephen Wieloszynski
In celebration of their honor, the NFMHOF 2018 Induction Ceremony will be held at the Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 28. The event is open to the public. Premier balcony seats are being offered for $20; presale only through the Rapids Theatre website or the box office. General admission tickets may be purchased for $15 the day of the event of $10 presale, which is also available online at www.rapidstheatre.com, at the box office or at the following locations:
•D'Amico Music, 2307 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls; phone number 716-284-2244
•Lewiston Music, 791 Center St., Lewiston; 716-754-0120

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