Kenny Hess to be inducted into Hall of Fame

The Mission country music star among those at ceremony on Nov. 9 at Clarke Theatre

Local musician Kenny Hess will be inducted into the B.C. Country Music Hall of Fame this weekend.

Local musician Kenny Hess will be inducted into the B.C. Country Music Hall of Fame this weekend.

Mission’s Kenny Hess will be inducted into the BC Country Music Association Hall of Fame this weekend.

Other inductees this year are Ann Lord (Chilliwack), Gerry King (Surrey, deceased), Rick Tippe (Maple Ridge), Terry Gray (Langley), Bill Rea (California, deceased), Sur Irving (Surrey), Les Redekopp (Surrey), Jim Howe (Surrey) and Dan Earl Knecht (Kamloops).

The ceremony will be held at the Clarke Theatre on Nov. 9.

The Hall of Fame Show will feature performances by Kenny Hess, Rick Tippe, Kate and Becca Hess, Kama King (Gerry King’s daughter), Jackson Hollow, Trevor Murray, Carli and Julie Kennedy, Todd Richard and Tianna Lefebvre-Sanyshyn.

“The contributions of this year’s inductees were, and are, paramount to the ongoing tradition and success in all areas of country music in B.C.,” said BCCMA vice-president Linda Corscadden. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring you a show honouring these pioneers.”

Tickets for the BCCMA Hall of Fame Show are on sale now at the Clark Theatre box office or online at www.ticketzone.com/hof2014.

The doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.