The stars were out to support the long awaited announcement of the Texas Music Hall of Fame on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The Kick-Off Party happened in Austin with artists Lee Roy Parnell, Kathy Valentine of the Go-Go’s, Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel, Miles Zuniga of Fastball, Joe King Carrasco and many more. The esd PR team spearheaded media coverage across Texas and beyond. Several newspapers covered the kickoff, as well as Austin television stations. The San Antonio Express-News traveled up to Austin to cover the event.
The Texas Music Hall of Fame recognizes and honors performers, songwriters, producers and other business professionals who have made a significant contribution to Texas music or otherwise created a music legacy and seeks to educate the public about the achievements of such individuals.