Fri., October 12, 2012 1:06pm
The Georgia Music Hall Of Fame will honor its newest inductees this Sunday in Atlanta.
Thu., August 2, 2012 10:03am
Lynyrd Skynyrd's guitarist Gary Rossington will be honored at the 34th annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards in mid-October. Rossington joins a list of five other inductees for the awards.
Mon., July 25, 2011 4:15pm
In June the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Macon closed its doors for good. The state’s music memorabilia collection has been packed up and put into storage at the University of Georgia. Josephine Bennett from WMUM in Macon reports on how Macon’s music community is moving forward.
Mon., June 13, 2011 7:46am
The Georgia Music Hall of Fame drew some of its biggest crowds of the year during its final weekend. The Macon museum shut its doors on Sunday. Officials say it drew more than 670 people on Sunday after attracting more than 650 people on Saturday. Poor attendance was cited as a reason for the shutdown, and the museum had been averaging fewer than 100 visitors a day.
Fri., June 10, 2011 2:30pm
The Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Macon will close for good on Sunday. The museum's board voted to close it in May. The museum has been in Macon for fifteen years.
Tue., May 24, 2011 3:07pm
Museum will close its doors on June 12th. The official state music museum has been in Macon 15 years. Majority of collection heading into storage at UGA.
Tue., May 17, 2011 1:35pm
The newly-formed oversight committee comes to Macon for a tour. The group will report to the governor but has no say on whether the Music Hall of Fame will stay in Macon. Music Hall of Fame scheduled to close at the end of June unless board comes to an agreement with Macon museum supporters.
Tue., May 10, 2011 11:57am
Negotiations over Macon's bid to take over operations of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame have been extended. The state Music Hall Authority voted 4-3 Monday to allow two more weeks for an agreement with government bodies and foundations that have pledged money to keep the museum in downtown Macon.
Thu., March 31, 2011 1:49pm
Athens, Dunwoody, Macon, and Woodstock wanted it. Board chooses none of the proposed cities. Macon still has a chance to run the museum for a year.
Mon., March 14, 2011 2:51pm
Board says they will decide fate of museum on March 31. State will no longer fund the facility. New board member offers to help with fund raising.