Hess inducted into BCCMA Hall of Fame

Kenny Hess, Rick Tippe, Jackson Hollow, and more perform at event

Kenny Hess’ music and contribution to the country music industry were recognized this past weekend.

The Mission resident was one of 10 artists inducted into the BC Country Music Association Hall of Fame on Sunday.

“The contributions of this year’s inductees were, and are, paramount to the ongoing tradition and success in all areas of country music in B.C.,” said BCCMA vice-president Linda Corscadden prior to the event.

Other inductees were Anne Lord (Chilliwack), Gerry King (Surrey, deceased), Rick Tippe (Maple Ridge), Terry Gray (Langley), Bill Rea (California, deceased), Sue Irving (Surrey), Les Redekopp (Surrey), Jim Howe (Surrey) and Dan Earl Knecht (Kamloops).