courtesy SDRRMA

The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association (SDRRMA) has announced the 2014 inductees to Hall of Fame. The 22 inductees include musicians, supporters, venues and stores, promoters and DJs – those that have helped shape the music scene in South Dakota.

“Each of the 2014 inductees deserves to be recognized for being a part of the history of rock and roll music in South Dakota,” says Don Fritz, SDRRMA President. “We are grateful for the impact they’ve made and the memories they’ve given us.”

The 2014 inductees will be honored at the SDRRMA Induction Ceremony and Concert on April 12th at the Ramkota Exhibit Hall in Sioux Falls. Tickets for the induction ceremony go on January 1, 2014. “It’s amazing to see how popular this event is. It usually sells out fast and furious.”

Bands being honored at the 2014 Induction include: Rising Suns from Coffeyville, KS; Those of Us from Sioux Falls, The Wonderland Band of Mobridge; The Ride from Brookings; Upson Downs of Sioux Falls; Wonderband from Sioux Falls; 4th Demension from Watertown; Showcase from Sioux Falls; and the Riveaires from Rapid City.

SDRRMA also recognizes venues that were instrumental in bringing together lovers of Rock and Roll. Those being honored include: Tacoma Park in Aberdeen, the Roller Drome in Mitchell and Stoney Point on Lake Kampeska in Watertown. Sioux Falls Music is also being honored as a contributor to the music scene in the state.

Individuals to be honored include: Cheryl Ladd, Mike Miller(not the basketball player),Bruce Neubert, Rocke Grace, Dennis Westphal, Bill Janklow, Doug Menholt, Mylan Ray,  and John Brown.

Details, tickets and V.I.P. tables are available for reservations online at