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Hornbuckle, Black ’n Blue, Sarnoff will be honored at ceremony

The glam metal band Black ’n Blue, singer Linda Hornbuckle, side musician Peter Dammann and longtime radio deejay Les Sarnoff are among the inductees for the fourth annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Roseland Theater. Tickets, $25 in advance and $30 at the door, are on sale at TicketsWest locations, Safeway and Music Millennium and by calling 503-224-8499. The Hall of Fame has added a new category this year, and Pink Martini is the first Artist of the Year. This year’s master of ceremonies will be Tony Starlight, and performances will be by Shock, a Hall of Fame inductee in 2008, and Black ’n Blue with its classic lineup of Tommy Thayer, Jamie St. James, Pete Holmes, Patrick Young and Jeff Warner. Black ‘n Blue started out as Movie Star in the late 1970s, and, later, Black ‘n Blue reached acclaim with its Geffen Records hit single “Hold On To 18.” The band recorded three more albums for Geffen, two produced by Gene Simmons of KISS.Among other inductees: • Kevin Burke — Considered one of the world’s best Irish fiddlers, with a career spanning five decades. • Tim Hardin — Recorded nine studio albums, and a live album and album of demos, and he wrote “Reason To Believe,” covered by Rod Stewart, and “If I Were A Carpenter,” a hit for Bobby Darin and scores of others. • Hornbuckle — A soul, funk and blues singer who recorded with Dan Reed, Quarterflash and Nu Shooz. • Rebecca Kilgore — A jazz vocalist with more than 30 recordings, including with Grammy winner David Frishberg, and a frequent guest on NPR’s Fresh Air. Side player Denny Bixby and industry personalities Andy Gilbert and Mike Quinn also will be inducted. — Jason Vondersmith