Thursday, 09 June 2022 15:03

UPH Hosts Local Music Hall of Fame Ceremony

Live at The Eddies, staged at UPH on June 7, 2022. Photo by Thomas Dimopoulos Live at The Eddies, staged at UPH on June 7, 2022. Photo by Thomas Dimopoulos

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Eight legends of the local music scene were honored in an induction ceremony for The Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Hall of Fame class of 2022 this week at Universal Preservation Hall. 

The event also featured introductory comments by Paul Rapp, and performances by Steve Candlen. 

The new inductees are: ambient music artist Sara Ayers; music promoter Greg Bell; the late Brooks Brown, founder of independent radio station WEQX; Michael Eck, poet, solo artist, member of several musical acts, and a producer and music critic; the late Greg Haymes, longtime TU music writer, founder of the publication Nippertown and lead vocalist of the band Blotto; Grammy- and Academy Award-winning music producer and Spa City resident Joel Moss; solo artist Rich Ortiz; and the Troy rock trio Super 400. 

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