The Native American Music Association and Awards issued a press release that WWE Raw star Mickie James will be co-hosting the 2018 Native America Music Awards at the Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York on Friday October 12.
You can read the press release below.
WWE® SUPERSTAR MICKIE JAMES™
ACTOR SAGINAW GRANT, FELIPE ROSE
AMONG THE SPECIAL GUESTS & PERFORMERS
AT THE EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL AWARDS
Jesse Ed Davis To Be Inducted Into The N.A.M.A. Hall of Fame
September 27, 2018 – Niagara Falls, NY. The Native American Music Awards is proud to announce an A List of entertainers, special guests, nominees and performers for Native Music’s biggest night on Friday October 12th at the Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York. Featured guests include; singer/songwriter Annie Humphrey, pianist Connor Chee, Buffalo-based house band the Ed Koban Group, Blues Rock guitarist Tracy Lee Nelson, Canadian Folk duo Twin Flames, Seneca Nation’s, Newtown Women’s Singers, Red Rhythm Band, Faron Johns, plus a special closing performance by NAMA Hall of Famer, Felipe Rose joined by award winners Jan Michael Looking Wolf and Sten Joddi. Other special guests include; WWE’s Mickie James who was inducted into the NAMA Hall of Fame last year and will be both cohosting the event and performing live, NAMA Living Legend Saginaw Grant, actor Rick Morer, musician Jimmy Lee Young who was featured in U2’s recent concert video, and comedy duo, Williams and Ree who will be introducing the Awards’ new category for Best Comedian. In addition to performing, Felipe Rose will be hosting the pre-show Red Carpet event.
The Native American Music Awards & Association is very proud to announce that the late influential rock guitarist, Jesse Ed Davis will be inducted into the Native American Music Hall of Fame. Along with attending family members, Davis’s original Graffitiman bandmembers, Mark Shark and Quilt Sahme, will be performing a tribute in his honor. The induction will put Jesse Ed Davis’ right up in the ranks of other N.A.M.A. Hall of Famers including; Jimi Hendrix, Link Wray, Hank Williams, Nokie Edwards, Rickey Medlocke, Redbone, Felipe Rose (Village People), Richie Valens, Keith Secola, Taboo (Black Eyed Peas) and other greats.