National R&B Hall of Fame to open in Mississippi Delta
MARKS, Miss. (WMC) - More than 50 years after its inception, The National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame is set to open its doors.
A groundbreaking for the R&B Hall of Fame is set for Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. in Marks, Mississippi.
Plans for the hall of fame were announced all the way back in 1968 in Billboard Magazine (which you can read by clicking here).
The NRBHOF was formed in 2010 and has been inducted artists since 2013. So far, their inductees include B.B. King, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Prince, Jimi Hendrix and more.
The induction ceremony, which has been held in Detroit, will move to Mississippi beginning August 2023.
The target date for the opening of the museum is 2024.
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