ARIZONA BLUES HALL OF FAME

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

ABHOF has been organized to educate the public about and promote the veteran Blues musicians and individuals who have made a substantial contribution to the Blues music culture in the State of Arizona.


The ABHOF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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2014 Inductees

Individuals

Dave Riley
Mitzy Cowell
Kidd Squidd
Liz Fletcher

Band Category (new in 2014)

The Hoodoo Kings
The Rocket 88's
Bad News Blues Band

There was an ABHOF Induction Ceremony
on January 18, 2015 at the Rhythm Room
for Dave Riley, The Hoodoo Kings & The Rocket 88's!


Dave Riley accepting his award
  Dave Riley


Mario Moreno, Brian Fahey, Jimmy Dorholt & Johnny Rapp
accepting award for the Hoodoo Kings

Hoodoo Kings
Other members in the past have included Mike Hebert, Dave Trippy
John "Pops" McFarlane & Paul Thomas


If you have some good photos from the event and would like to post a few for viewing,
contact Lowell Hollars at this email address.


Mike Blommer & Hans Olson of ABHOF send their thanks to all the performing musicians, the Rhythm Room staff and the Phoenix Blues Society that made this event possible.

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In Memory of

Mike Lenaburg

1946 - 2015
Lenaburg
Inducted 2013

Read bio
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In Memory of

"The Chief" Schabuttie Gilliame

1925 - 2014

Chief

Inducted 2008

Read bio

"Remembering the Chief"

At the Rhythm Room
on Friday, January 23, 2015 at the Rhythm Room!

Visit www.rhythmroom.com for details.

Scheduled to perform:
The Rocket 88's, Tom Grills, Tommy Dukes, Johnny Rapp, Cold Shott & The Hurricane Horns, Dave Riley, Bob Corritore, Paris James, Big Nick, Rochelle Raya, Mario Moreno, Johnny Tanner & his Aces, Brian Fahey, Gypsy (of Wild at Harp), George Vaught & Buzz Fowler, Mansaray Blue-Pony, Nina Curri

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
This event is 21 and over



ABHOF Announcements:


The ABHOF Board of Directors is looking for volunteers to serve on the Board to represent Phoenix and Northern Arizona.....contact Mike Blommer at: This Address ...if you'd like to learn more or volunteer to help us keep the ABHOF going....

This site last updated:  January 19, 2015
Lowell Hollars, Webmaster: August, 2010 to current.
Contact Lowell Hollars at this Address



Videos/Photos from previous years

Photos from the December 29, 2013 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Jim Glass &
Mike Lenaburg can be viewed at the following link.
Photo link

* Be Sure to watch The Photo Album on "SLIDESHOW"...
Click on the slideshow icon at top left of album page...
(Look for the following symbol)

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A 19-minute video of the December 29, 2013 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Mike Lenaburg & Jim Glass can be viewed at the following link.
Video link


Photos from the January 24, 2012 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Dave Forster can be viewed at the following link.
Photo link

* Be Sure to watch The Photo Album on "SLIDESHOW"...
Click on the slideshow icon at top left of album page...
(Look for the following symbol)

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A 10-minute video of the January 24, 2012 Induction Ceremony in Phoenix for Dave Forster can be viewed at the following link.
Video link


A 6-minute video of the October 17, 2010 Induction Ceremony in Tucson can be viewed at the following link.
Video:  Oct. 17, 2010 ABHOF Induction Ceremony



A 9-minute video of the Jan. 10 Induction Ceremony (2009 Inductees) in Phoenix can be viewed at the following link.

Video:  Jan. 10, 2010 ABHOF Induction Ceremony


A 6-minute slideshow/video of the Dec. 28, 2008 Induction Ceremony of Schabuttie Gilliame (aka The Chief) can be viewed at the following link.
Video: Dec. 28, 2008 ABHOF Induction Ceremony


Click HERE for information on Past Events.


The Inductees:

Mike Blommer

George Bowman

Carla Brownlee

Chico Chism

Bob Corritore

Deacon

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Ed Delucia

Larry Diehl

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John Dixon

Duke Draper

Tommy Dukes

Dyke & the Blazers

Brian Fahey

Alex Flores

Dave Forster

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Doug Fulton

Sidney George

Stefan George

"The Chief" Schabuttie Gilliame

Chief Gilliame

Jim Glass

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Gerry Glombecki

Richard Gomez

Steve Grams

Chuck Hall

Paul "Texas Red" Halperin

Small Paul Hamilton

Heather Hardy

Mike Hebert

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Gaynel Hodge

David Horwitz

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George Howard

Long John Hunter

Louis Jordan

King Karl

Jerome Kimsey

Leon Kittrel

Marty Kool

Marty Kool

Danny Krieger

Mike Lenaburg

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Larry Lee Lerma

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Louisiana Red


Arthur Migliazza

A Migliazza photo

Michael P. Nordberg

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Hans Olson

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Lisa Otey

Buzz Pearson

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Big Pete Pearson

Jimmy Peyton

Rainer Ptacek

Johnny Rapp

Rochelle Raya

Buddy Reed

Francine Reed

Margo Reed

Danny Rhodes

Matt Roe

Roger Rotoli


Bill Shew & Cathy Warner

Bill & Cathy
Dino Spells

Dino Spells


Scotty Spenner

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Johnny Tanner

Bill Tarsha

Susie Tarsha

Bob Tate

Sam Taylor


Paul Thomas

Henry "Mojo" Thompson

Hank Tomlin


Brian Trimmer

Dave Trippy



Tom Walbank

Tom Walbank
Tommy Walker

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