2017  Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame nominees to be announced this December

Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame Show promotional clip.  2014

COMMENTS from: The Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame Show @ the Cumberland County Civic Center - July 12, 2014

"It was the greatest assembled line up to take a stage for a show in Maine's history." - Ralph Jaccodine|Berklee College of Music​|Ralph Jaccodine Music Mgmt.

"What a dream show to see these great artists performing together. Thanks for the sweet memories. Cheers to Wayne Koss and all who made this possible" - James Smith

"What a fantastic night to see these artists all together in such a wonderful show..."  Terri Addison

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The Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame Show on Saturday in Portland will feature performances by honorees Ellis Paul, Don McLean, Dave Mallett and Howie Day... Written by: Ray Routhier - Maine Today/Portland Press Herald staff writer

"Maine has an incredibly skilled, stylistically diverse, long standing music scene. Having been a very active creative and business participant in this wonderful scene since the late 1970s, as session and performing guitarist, music arranger, college instructor and studio manager, I have witnessed the evolution first-hand. There are certain artists from various periods of this evolution, in every genre, whose creative works define the absolute highest standards of excellence and passion that is the hallmark of the Maine music experience. The Maine Music Awards brings these artists together into the much deserved spotlight, honors them for their significant achievements and ongoing deep commitment to the musical arts in Maine, and gives the audience a chance to hear a night of wonderfully diverse music from their favorite artists".
 Bob Thompson - Manager / Creative Director, Hearstudios. Former Guitarist with Devonsquare and numerous other Maine artists.

Above - Left to Right:  Ellis Paul, David Mallett, Don McLean and Howie Day were inducted into the Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame in the final show held at the Cumberland County Civic Center of Portland.

ELLIS PAUL: 2014 Maine Music Award inductee Ellis Paul talks the Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame honors and his fellow inductees in a spirited interview.

David Mallet speaks and performs on Maine's WCSH News 6 in a prelude to his Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame induction.

DON McLEAN: WCSH TV Interviews Don McLean at home in Camden (Maine) prior to his Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame induction.

I would like to thank all those who contributed in honoring these outstanding Singer/Songwriters!!!

Also thanks to the artists for the extraordinary showcase of your talents.

Look forward to working with you in honoring the next group of artists...

Wayne Koss - Founder/Chairman of the Maine Music Awards & Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame.

Howie Day speaks to WCLZ about his music and his Maine Music Awards Hall of Fame induction... performs Collide, She Says and Favorite Song.

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