The Blues Hall Of Fame

Rev. Yolanda to be inducted into The Blues Hall of Fame- Feb. 11 at BB Kings in NYC.


No Kidding my friends... I am to be inducted into The Blues Hall of Fame. The FIRST and ONLY drag queen ever to be given this honor. I am beyond moved and I hope you can join me if you are in NYC on Feb 11. Here are the details:

The New York Blues Hall of Fame honors legendary, master and great local blues artists from the great state of New York. We have formally inducted artists such as John Hammond, Levon Helm, Johnny Winter to name a few but we also like to keep the focus on the local, in the trenches blues musicians who play their hearts out night after night and give them the recognition they truly deserve.

-- Michael Packer, NY Ambassador

"A great organization that recognizes the working musician for their achievements"
- Prof. Louie (Woodstock Records)
Induction Ceremony Concert
Hosted By The Michael Packer Blues Band

featuring special guests Bobby Radcliff, Chris Bergson, Rev. Yolanda's Old Time Gospel Hour, Hugh Pool, Brian Mitchell, French Cookin' Blues Band, Bert Elliott, Joseph Rosen (Photographer), Irving Louis Lattin, Dave Dawson, Sari Schorr, Ric Frank, Pat Azelby Arochas (Promoter), The Sidney Green Street Band featuring Steve Holley, Mikey G. Merola, Paul Aaronson (Record Collector)
February 11, 2015
Showtime @ 8pm
Doors Open @ 6pm
Tickets $15
Of course I am beyond honored that I am in this line up of amazing musicians.
Playing with me that night will be my friend and honored musician Bill Turner of Bill Turner and Blue Smoke (
and Bill Halley and The Comets. Bill Turner has been a long time supporter of my music and as a NARAS member, submitted my cd "Country Gospel Kirtan" to The Grammys. Bill Turner will be playing and singing with me the night of my induction. We will be playing 3 of my songs, "Muscle Shoals", "Freedom", and "Love Divine". You can see the videos of these songs here:

2015 is starting off with a real BANG!

So much more is happening- I will tell you all about it in future emails.. but just to WHET you APPETITE ...

1. Feb 14: The 20th Anniversary of The Winter Is A Drag Ball in Burlington, VT:

2. The Raise It Up Gospel Hour Tour: Freddy Freeman and Rev. Yolanda go on tour to celebrate life music and Spirit! April 2015. TO BOOK US IN YOUR TOWN email:

3. Rev. Yolanda's Old Time Gospel Hour-The Movie is MAKING AMAZING PROGRESS for 2015... keep up with what's going on at

As always- thanks so much for your love and support and PLEASE email me with questions, prayer requests and concerns.


Rev. Yolanda

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