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Congratulations to the illustrious acts voted into the Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame! The following acts were inducted in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Bret Michaels' acceptance speech
Rikki Rockett (drummer of Poison) expresses his thanks to the CPMHOF on behalf of Poison!
Halestorm was inducted LIVE on-stage on July 30th, 2021 at The York Fair!
The band thanks the CPMHOF for their election prior to the Induction Ceremony!
Pete Palladino is honored to be inducted into the CPMHOF!
Bret Alexander expresses his thanks to the CPMHOF for the induction and for supporting our local music community!
Jeffrey Gaines is appreciative of the CPMHOF and his fans!
Rich Clare celebrates Pentagon's 50th year as a band and their induction into the CPMHOF!
A compilation video celebrating The Sharks' 2020 induction into the CPMHOF!
A. A(n) musician/band/entity (born in, from, or lived in [for a significant amount of time] Central Pennsylvania) that has “made it” on a national scale.
B. A(n) musician/band/entity must have dominated the local music scene in their respective genre for approximately ten (10) years or more.
C. A(n) musician/band/entity must have made a lasting impact on the local music scene.
“Entity” can be defined as any venue owner/manager, music photographer, blogger, teacher, instrument shop owner, disc jockey, booking agent, recording studio owner, sound tech/engineer, producer, or anyone else who supports local music and is deemed “eligible” by the Board.
A. Two (2) members of the Board of Directors will simultaneously serve as “A Screening Committee.” The duty of the Screening Committee shall be to prepare a ballot listing in alphabetical order of eligible candidates and to ensure that the integrity of the voting process is fair and maintained.
B. An elector will vote for any number of candidates (maximum of 6 [six]) that he/she deems worthy of election. Write-in votes are not permitted. Write-ins must be submitted formally in advance as nominations.
C. Nominations may be formally submitted by anyone (Board Member, fan, musician, layperson, etc.) in advance of the formal voting process. The Screening Committee will include a maximum of fifty (50) nominations – that meet the eligibility criteria set forth – on the official ballot.
D. Any candidate receiving votes on seventy-five percent (75%) of the ballots cast shall be elected to membership in the Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame.