Jun 4 2013

Presenters/Performers Announced For SHOF Annual Induction And Awards Gala


Previously Announced Inductees Include Tony Hatch, Mick Jones & Lou Gramm, Holly Knight, JD Souther, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry

New York, NY – June 4, 2013 – Peter Asher, Petula Clark, Shelea Frazier, Billy Joel, Wiz Khalifa, Mick Jones & Lou Gramm, Alison Krauss, Chad Kroeger, Smokey Robinson, Patty Smyth, Jordin Sparks, Sting, Rob Thomas, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry, Paul Williams and select cast members of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL have signed on to either be a presenter and/or performer at the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. This year’s dinner will be held Thursday, June 13that the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

Inductees at the 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame event include Tony Hatch, Mick Jones & Lou Gramm, Holly Knight, JD Souther, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry. The Pioneer Award will be presented to Berry Gordy, the Johnny Mercer Award will be presented to Elton John and Bernie Taupin; Benny Blanco will receive the Hal David Starlight Award and Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” will be honored with the Towering Song Award.

Ticket Information:
Tickets for the Songwriters Hall of Fame event begin at $1000 each, and are available through Buckley Hall Events, (212) 573-6933. Net proceeds from the event will go toward the Songwriters Hall of Fame programs.

CONTACT:
Fran Curtis
Rogers & Cowan
212-878-5002

Lauren Wilsman
Rogers & Cowan
212-878-5007