inductees

Every year our board members, regional representatives and past inductees vote new musicians, bands, individuals and venues into the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame. Take a look at this impressive group!

Inductees by year

Click on the links below to see photos and to read the bios of past inductees to the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame

2001

Lenny “The Mule” MulĂ©
Lisa Otey
Rochelle Raya
Matt Roe
John Strasser
Johnny Tanner
Hank Tomlin

2002

Carla Brownlee
Gerry Glombecki
Gary Mackender

2003

Mike Blommer
Larry Diehl
Alex Flores

2004

John Dixon
Jimmy Mack
Margo Reed

2006

George Bowman
Jim Dorholt
Brian Fahey
Sidney George
“King Karl”
Ted “The Madman” Kowal
Danny Rhodes

2008

Ed Delucia
“The Chief” Schabuttie Gilliame
Marty Kool
Marx Loeb

2009

Big Nick and the Gila Monsters
Long John Hunter
Scotty Spenner
Tom Walbank

2010

Bryan Dean
Ralph Gilmore
Larry Lee Lerma
Arthur Magliazza

2011

Nick Augustine
Dave Forster
David Horwitz

2012

Mike Hebert
Janiva Magness
Bill Shew and Cathy Warner
Glenn Velardi

2013

The Deacon
Jim Glass
Mike Lenaburg
Michael P. Nordberg
Buzz Pearson

2014

Bad News Blues Band
Mitzi Cowell
Liz Fletcher
Hoodoo Kings
Dave Riley
Rocket 88’s
Kidd Squidd

2015

Stan Devereaux
Koko
Don Lupo
Blake Matthies
R.D. Olson
Sugaray Rayford
Kidd Squidd

2016

Andy Gonzales
Bruce Halper
Mike Howard
Jeff Masterson
Jerome Teasley
Anna Warr

2017

Chicago Bar
Tim Dustin
Mike Eldred

2018

Freddie Cisneros
Diane Van Deurzen & Lisa Otey
Tom McMillian
Jeb Schoonover
Delmar Stewart

2020

Dave Riley/Bob Corritore – Juke Joint Blues Band
“Sweet Baby” Ray DeSylvester
Rhythm Room
Tony and the Torpedoes

2021

Charly’s Pub
El Casino Ballroom
Grams and Krieger
Sam McRae
Lucius Parr

2022

Mother Road Trio
James Robertson
Scott Muhleman
Char’s Has The Blues