The Philadelphia Music Alliance announced Wednesday who will be added to the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame. The alliance will honor The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Hooters, The O’Jays (Philadelphia Award), Evelyn “Champagne” King, WMMR radio personality Pierre Robert, Jody Gerson, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group, and philanthropist Dorrance Hill “Dodo” Hamilton (Humanitarian Award) as part of its 2019 class.
Philadelphia’s Music Alliance will induct musicians spanning a wide range of genres to its Walk of Fame, including The Philadelphia Orchestra, R&B group The O’Jays and ’80s rock band The Hooters.
The Philadelphia Music Alliance has announced this year’s inductees for the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame, and 2017 is all about soul. From Jill Scott to McFadden & Whitehead to Sister Sledge, the honorees come from different decades and genres but all have made significant contributions in music and Philadelphia.
Philadelphia’s Music Alliance will induct a line-up of influential musicians spanning a wide range of genres to its Walk of Fame, including local favorites Jill Scott and Patti LaBelle.
It’s ladies’ night every Saturday night for Bob Pantano, a/k/a “Mr. Saturday Night,” and this year, women rule not only the airwaves, but the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame, class of 2017.
“They defy genre, they can play any type of music, they can appeal to all different audiences, they’re smart, they’re talented, they can do it all,” ‘Tonight Show’ host says of his beloved house band.
There is much to celebrate when the Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) holds its first evening gala in 20-plus years for the Walk of Fame induction ceremony, cohosted with the Avenue of the Arts.