2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
April 21 & 22, 2017
Make plans to attend the 2017 South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association (SDRRMA) Induction Ceremony and Concert. This year's event is once again a two-day extravaganza held at the Ramkota Inn Exhibit Hall in Sioux Falls.

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.

Upson Downs

Considered one of the best show bands in the Midwest, the Upson Downs consisted of several outstanding musicians who came from different groups. They operated…
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