ARIZONA BLUES HALL OF FAME

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The Arizona Blues Hall of Fame has been established to honor the musicians, bands, venues and individuals who have made significant contributions to the Blues music culture in Arizona by inducting them into this Hall of Fame and then educating the public about the inductees.


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

Hans Olson: President
R.D. Olson: Vice President
Aleida Howard: Secretary
Carla Brownlee: Treasurer

Board members at large
Mike Blommer, Jim Crawford, Marty Kool, Tom McMillian & Scott O'Neal

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Coming...

Arizona Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
and Fundraiser!
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Chicago Bar - 5954 E Speedway Blvd - Tucson, AZ
7:00 - 11:00 PM
Suggested Donation $5.00

This year we will be inducting The Chicago Bar into the venue category. Jennifer Lorraine has made a home for the Blues for years at The Chicago Bar with ABHOF regulars Bad News Blues Band and Deacon having regular weekly events. The Chicago Bar’s history includes many years of Blues talent with a roster too long to list.
 
This will be an all-star line-up of Arizona Blues Hall of Fame musicians. Here’s a list of confirmed talent:

Bad News Blues Band
(Mike Blommer, Danny Krieger, Glenn Velardi, Steve Grams, Hurricane Carla, Alex Flores)
Grams & Krieger
Juke Joint Johnny Strasser
Ed DeLucia
Mitzi Cowell
Mike Howard (Phoenix)
Bryan Dean
Plus more signing on every day.

We hope to see you there!

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And on 10-27-18...

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ABHOF Announcements:

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If you know someone who should be considered for nomination to the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame click here:  This Address    Please include a bio with your suggestion.  Any submission without a bio will not be considered. 

This site last updated:  October 12, 2018
Lowell Hollars, Webmaster: August, 2010 to current.
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The Inductees:

Bob Blasi


Mike Blommer

George Bowman

Carla Brownlee

Chico Chism

Mitzi Cowell

Mitzy
                    Cowell


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Ed Delucia


Diehl
John Dixon

Duke Draper

Tommy Dukes

Tim Dustin

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Dyke & the Blazers

Dyke
Mike Eldred

Mike Eldred
Brian Fahey

Brian
                            Fahey



Alex
                        Flores


Dave Forster

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Sidney George

Sidney George
Stefan George

Stefan George

Gerry Glombecki

Gerry
                                      Glombecki

Richard Gomez

Richard Gomez

Steve Grams

Steve Grams

Chuck Hall

Chuck Hall

Bruce Halper

Bruce Halper


Paul "Texas Red" Halperin

Texas Red

Small Paul Hamilton

Small
                              Paull
Heather Hardy

Heather Hardy
Mike Hebert

Mike Hebert

Gaynel Hodge

Gaynel Hodge
Hoodoo Kings

Hoodoo Kings
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David Horwitz

David Horwitz
George Howard

George
                        Howard

Mike Howard

Mike
                    Howard
Long John Hunter

Long John Hunter
Louis Jordan

Louis Jordan
 


 
 

Leon Kittrel

Leon Kittrel
KoKo

KoKo

Ted Kowal

Don Lupo

Lupo

Janiva Magness

Magness
Gary Mackender

Gary
                      Mackender
Jeff Masterson


Blake Matthies

Blake
                              Matthies
John "Pops" McFarlane

John McFarland
Lenny "The Mule" Mulé

Lenny "The
                                Mule" Mulé
Michael P. Nordberg

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Denis Offret 

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R.D. Olson

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Lisa Otey

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Buzz Pearson

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Big Pete Pearson

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Jimmy Peyton

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Rainer Ptacek

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Johnny Rapp

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Rochelle Raya

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Sugaray Rayford

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Buddy Reed

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Francine Reed

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Margo Reed

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Dave Riley

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Rocket 88's

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Matt Roe

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Roger Rotoli

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Scotty Spenner

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Susie Tarsha

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Bob Tate

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Paul Thomas

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Hank Tomlin

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Tom Walbank

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Tommy Walker

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Anna Warr
 


Steve Willis

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