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Music is the Best Medicine

The Gibson Theatre was filled to overflowing Nov. 3 with over 300 supporters who all love music, crave music. They were there for the first Southeastern Indiana Musicians Association Hall of Fame ceremony to be held in Batesville after 17 years at the Aurora Farmers Fair.

It was a classy evening reminiscent of the best Grammys shows with a blend of heartfelt introductions and acceptance speeches and three masterful performances, including an amazing acoustic set by Ron Hollowell while attendees found their seats and bought snacks and a powerful closer by former Grascal Jamie Johnson with two Nashville songwriters, wife Susanne Mumpower and Shawn Byrne.

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Brian DeBruler
Hall of Fame Awards Presentation Sold Out!

We are humbled by the outpour of support in the community for this years inductees and the tremendous success of hosting the event at the Gibson Theater in Batesville. A most sincere thank you to Kim Powell and the entire Powell family for your support and all of your help with the event. Thank you to all who came out to the show for supporting local music. Thank you to all of the performers; Ron Hollowell, Josh Brock and Patrick Lynch, Jamie Johnson,

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Hall of Fame Awards Presentation at the Gibson Theater

The Southeastern Indiana Musicians Association Inc. is proud to announce its 18th annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies. The 2018 Induction ceremony will take place at the Historic Gibson Theater located at 107 North Main Street in Batesville, IN.  Please join us in a celebration of local music as we welcome in this year’s class of Hall of Fame Inductees along with our 3 2018 Distinguished Inductees, Jim Helms,   Kenzie Bentle & David Kling. Featuring live performances by 3 time Grammy Nominee, local musician, and Southeastern Indiana Musicians Hall of Fame member, Jamie Johnson from the Grascals performing with Nashville songwriters Susanne Mumpower & Shawn Byrne also with acoustic performances by Ron Hollowell, and Josh Brock from 90 Proof Twang. Doors are at 6pm, ceremony begins at 7pm

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Class of 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Well folks the time has come again for the Southeastern Indiana Musicians Association to announce our Class of 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. For the first time, we will be honoring three distinguished individuals for their lifetime of contributions to music in Southeastern Indiana Music community. It is with great honor and pleasure pleasure that we are presenting this award and much deserved recognition to Jim Helms, Kenzie Bentle, and David Kling. They have influenced generations of musicians and entertained countless residents of the community not only as performers but as band leaders,

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2018 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies New Location

As the Southeastern Indiana Musicians Association enters its 18th year for inductees, the organization has taken a new direction with regard to their award ceremonies. historically the awards have taken place during the Aurora Farmers Fair on Wednesday nights. "We are grateful to the Aurora Lions and Farmers Fair for their support all of these years, but this year we are going to change things up," says Andy Jackson SEIMA board member.

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Six will be inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame

The 15th annual Southeastern Indiana Musicians Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will take place at the Aurora Farmers Fair Stage 2, Second and Main streets, Aurora, Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m., said Vice President Caz Burdette.

The public is invited to the ceremonies.

The Southeastern Indiana Musicians Hall of Fame Class of 2015 includes six inductees:

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