Press Release: 2020 Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced!


October 31, 2019
Contact: Brian Wheeler


 2020 Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced
South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association

The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association Hall of Fame announced its 2020 inductees during a press conference Thursday at the SDRRMA Exhibit in the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls. Induction events will be held April 17-18, 2020 at the Ramkota Exhibit Hall in Sioux Falls. 

Nine bands and nearly a dozen South Dakota Rock and Roll supporters will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Additionally, the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Chris Gage and Gordy Zens. 


  • Indigenous
  • The Rumbles
  • ROX
  • Trees
  • Midwest Coast
  • Cokeley
  • Felix
  • Blue Things
  • Rich Show

Ballrooms/Venues: Clark Playhouse; The Barbarian
Sound/Production: Scott Nesbit
Promoter: John Steever with Downtown Promotions
Spirit of the Music: Dennis Cokeley, Kevin Newcomb, and Tony Johnson
Music Store: Haggerty’s Musicworks, Rapid City
DJs: Ben Davis and Patty Dee with the “Ben & Patty Show” (Mix 97.3)
Lifetime Achievement: Chris Gage; Gordy Zens 

2020 SDRRMA Inductees

More information can be found on the inductees here.

The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association was started in late 2008 to promote and recognize those who’ve made South Dakota’s live music scene what it is. The SDRRMA non-profit board volunteers their time and energy into championing this mission. 


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