SDRRMA Induction events will be held April 21-22, 2017 at the Ramkota Exhibit Hall in Sioux Falls.
Eight bands, three ballrooms, and a half dozen South Dakota Rock and Roll supporters will become members of the association.

 


This band was assembled in 1960 in Tripp, SD to play for their Grandpa Hirsch's retirement (in Yankton). Several members would be inducted into the SD Rock and Roll Music Association a few years later. Pictured are John Hirsch-Drums, Dick Fredricks-Sax, George Ewing-Trombone, Cheryl Carnahan-Piano, Brian Brosz-Trombone, Dan Weber and Jim Uttecht-Trumpet. Hirsch, Weber, and Uttecht would be inducted with The Postmen in 2016, and Brosz with Nickel Bag of Soul.

Steve Ellis & the Starfires

The year was 1962 when three teenagers from Pipestone and Luverne, MN formed a group called The Starfires. They played mostly local venues, performing Top…
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