Oswego Music Hall of Fame, Inc.

Induction Ceremony/ Fundraiser, October 21, 2018

The OMHF, Inc.  gives local music lovers a step into the past while making history!

Come celebrate an intimate night of music with favorite local star musicians and raise funds forour children that love music.  Help the OMHOF to  "Keep the Music Playing" with scholarships and music programs

At: The Oswego- American Foundry 





All tickets include:

Sit down, 2 course meal 

Award ceremony honoring top local musicians

Concert (scroll down for list)

People's Choice Ballot- For Best Local Music Venue and Best Performance of the night; winner to be announced on our website.  Winner will be asked back to perform again the following year!

Cash bar




Oswego Music Hall of Fame, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

Need Tickets? Call: 315-480-3327 or Email: oswegomusichalloffame@gmail.com

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Thank you to our OMHF Performers & Volunteers!

A big THANK YOU to the bands and performers below for volunteering their time to do what they do best... 

ENTERTAIN and keep the community dancing and singing! 

Sound provided by: Bob Larkin 

Bands below are not in order of performance.

Performances By:


Emceed by: Tom Ciappa

2017 Vocalist Entertainment Award Winner


The Valiants: 2018 Joseph P. Spereno, Hall of Fame Recipient

A big congratulations to The Valiants!

Thank you for the many years of fun and music in our local community & beyond.

Performance by:

James "Jim" Losurdo

Richard "Dick" Hillman 

Salvatore "Sam" Domicolo 

Terry Syrell

Bob Shannon


Rescheduled for 2019 event

Due to family obligations, Anthony J Joseph's Induction into the OMHOF is now rescheduled for October 2019.
Making it possible for his family and loved ones, to attend the ceremony in his honor.

Accompanied by:

Jeff Sawyer (piano)

Dave Welsch (upright bass) 

Joe Cortini (drums)


Joanna Nix Jewett/ The Mix Tapes

2018 Vocalist Entertainment Award winner,  Joanna Nix Jewett takes the stage with Kristopher Heels and Frank Neubert.


The Rockin Hi Low's Debut Performance

The OMHF, Inc. is pleased to announce:  the Rockin Hi Lows, will reunite for the first time since the 1950's!!!  

Dance the Hop, The Stroll, The Jitterbug, The Mash Potato, Watusi, The Twist, The Jerk, The Hully Gully, The Bop and The Jive at this sock hop.

Performances by: 

Jim Dillabough

Fred Greco (2016 HOF Inductee)

Ed Powers (2016 HOF Inductee)

Jim Yeager (2016 & 2017 HOF Inductee)

Ginger Bieganowski


Pep Trio

Special performance by: 

Kent Proctor; Proctor plays in honor of his mother and father “Dick & Dixie” 2018 Inductees;  together with John Matarazzo and Joe Goss



This incredible local band has been performing over 20 years and has never missed an Oswego Music Hall of Fame Induction Fundraiser/ Ceremony.

They are always giving of their time and talents to volunteer to play at this community event, and we are forever grateful!  

Come Rock with them!


People's Choice 2017: Billy & The Barons Tribute Band

Back for an encore performance, voted People's Choice Award 2017.

Oswego's heart warming tribute band that honored a great group of musicians stole the show in 2017 and are back at the request of fans to play once again!  

Bill Cook, son of Billy Cook (deceased) of 2017 Entertainment Award Winner, for "Billy & The Barons" will take the stage one more time to honor his father and entertain the fans!

This year, we have an tribute to our beloved, Jack Henderson.  Jack's nephew will be playing in honor of his Uncle Jack, at the event.

Special performance by: 

Bill Cook 

Kristin Dorofeev

Matt Henderson


Riley Newman & Nolan O'Brien of The Gina Marie Music Studio

These Oswego County students will take the stage and show off their talents that they have worked for, made possible by OMHOF and the "Keep the Music Playing" program.  These awards are given by Oswego Music Hall of Fame Inc.  

These awards are possible because of the support from our community fundraiser/ Induction ceremony, our sponsors, donors and YOU!

Watch as Riley Newman shows off her vocal talents and Nolan wow's you with his ukulele.  


The Classic Touch

"Classic  Touch” has been around the chapter for a couple of decades.  It hasn’t  always been the same four guys, however. From time to time, Classic  Touch members have come and gone, but the goal of excellence remains.  Currently, the quartet is made up of Assistant Director Roger Wells,  Chorus Director Barney Johnson, John Howe, and Brian Weaver.  This  quartet also serves as section leaders for the chorus.


Joe Loschiavo

Joe Loschiavo put together a lovely tribute for an honorable musician and man, Charles Loschiavo (deceased).  Joe plays in his father's honor for the 2018 induction ceremony.  He will be accompanied by Redd Swindells on saxophone.  


The Eddie Goodness Quartet


Dick Germain with Double V

2018  Oswego Music Hall of Fame Inductee, Dick Germain will be performing with Double V's (Paul Vandish and John Bletch).

Join Us

See you on October 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm doors open

The American Foundry 

Event Begins at 2:00 pm with cocktails and music (cash bar)

3:00pm ceremony begins

4pm dinner served

Performances by top local artists

Need Tickets?: Call 315-480-3327  or email: oswegomusichalloffame@gmail.com

The American Foundry

246 W Seneca St, Oswego Center, New York 13126, United States

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