Memphis Music Hall of Fame set to launch

A press party is happening next week (Oct. 16) Downtown for the “long-awaited launch” of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame – a kind of tribute to the city’s musical legends.

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will join representatives of the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, as well as representatives from some local music organizations and attractions. It’s being billed as the official worldwide announcement of the inaugural 2012 inductees into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.

The press conference will be webcast live by DittyTV beginning at 2:00 p.m. CST at MFH Public Relations of Los Angeles will handle national and international publicity for the event, or you can follow the Hall on Twitter at for inductee announcements.

A Memphis Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at the Cannon Center Nov. 29.