SD Rock and Roll group picks honoreesThe South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association has announced its 2012 inductees, including area bands and two area music venues.
By: News release, South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association
The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association has announced its 2012 inductees, including area bands and two area music venues.
Bands honored include Jay-Dee and the Kats from Mitchell and Huron; DJ and the Cats from Presho and Brookings; and John McCormick and Something New, Salem.
Milltown Island Park and the Vivian Dance Hall will be recognized as music venues.
Other bands honored include Gordon Bird and the Stingrays, Madison; and Scotty Lee and the Stingrays, Volga; Kenny Miller, Deadwood; Bleach Boys, Sioux Falls; and the Chevelles, Aberdeen. Two out-of-state bands, Dee Jay and the Runaways, Spirit Lake, Iowa, and the Gestures, Mankato, Minn., both of whom had national hit records, will also be featured.
KISD Radio, Sioux Falls, is the broadcast honoree; Ray Ford is the disc jockey honored; and radio personality David J. Law, Watertown, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.