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Fallon Joins Timberlake in 2015 Memphis Music Hall of Fame Induction

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Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake

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UPDATE: In a press release today it was announced that Jimmy Fallon will introduce Justin Timberlake at the Memphis Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The two are known to be close friends. Keith Richards, guitarist and member of The Rolling Stones, will also be there to induct friend and rock guitar pioneer Scotty Moore.You can find a link to buy tickets below! How cool would it be for Justin and Jimmy to do a “History of Memphis Music”?

Keith Richards Photo: americansongwriter.com

Keith Richards
Photo: americansongwriter.com


This year, the Memphis Music Hall of Fame is honoring 2015 inductees Alberta Hunter, Al Jackson, Jr., Scotty Moore, Charlie Rich, Sam & Dave, and Justin Timberlake. Inductees Sam Moore of Sam & Dave and Justin Timberlake are scheduled to attend. They join such previous Inductees as Elvis Presley, B.B. King, Al Green, Jerry lee Lewis, Howlin’ Wolf, Isaac Hayes, Johnny Cash and others, bringing the roster to 54.

Scheduled musical performers for the 2015 Memphis Music Hall of Fame include Steve Cropper, guitarist and former member of Booker T. and the MGs, who will join famed drummers Jim Keltner and Steve Jordan in tribute to inductee Al Jackson, Jr. Tracy Nelson, blues vocalist and lead singer for Mother Earth will be performing in tribute to inductee Memphis Slim. Also, scheduled to perform will be Grammy-winning R&B artist, Melanie Fiona. Charlie Rich’s son, musician Charlie Rich, Jr. will honor his father in song.

  • When: October 17, 7pm
  • Where: Cannon Center for the Performing Arts (255 North Main St)
  • Cost: $50 to $100 (includes ticket fees/taxes)

>>Get tickets here<<

The evening’s attire is dressy, business, business casual or Memphis Music glam. The show will begin promptly at 7pm with doors closing at 7:15pm. Please show respect for all Inductees by being seated by 7pm. Parking will be available at The Cannon Center for $10. All attendees will receive the official Memphis Music Hall of Fame Commemorative Program honoring the Inductees.

The event will be produced by Royal Studio’s Boo Mitchell with backing by the legendary Hi Rhythm Section.

Now open at 126 Beale Street, the Memphis Music Hall of Fame is a fun yet educational and interactive experience where you can learn about Memphis music legends of present and past. The museum is open daily from 10am-7pm.

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