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History of Raleigh Music Dot COM

Over the years many have contributed to the development of our community. The site was originally co-founded by Dave Rodgers and Chris Jones about 15 years ago. It has passed through several hands over the years.


Logo By: Ken Mackenzie
Raleigh Photo By: James Bengel

Logo By: Victoria Kinlaw
(Facebook and Mobile Website)


We wish to acknowledge a few of the many people who, over the years, have made contributions to the local music scene by donating their time.

Dave Rodgers - Co-founder
Chris Jones - Co-founder
Ken Mackenzie - Previous Owner - Web Site Design
Joanna Willard - Previous Owner
Mia Parham (Marcella) - Previous Editor
Victoria Axelrod - Writer
Thomas Szypulski - Board Member - Web Design
Leo Kishore - Previous Owner

rMIA Advisory Board

We wish to recognize and thank the following individuals for their support and valuable contributions in forming our industry association.

Dick Hodgin (Osceola Studios)
Harry Tueting (Harry’s Guitar Shop)
Dr. Gary Beckman (NCSU Professor)
James Lugo (Hemispheres Recording)
Steve Bass (Bass Music Enterprises)
James Murphy (Live Nation)
Christopher Robie (Home Grown Music Network)
Lee Crumpton (Home Grown Music Network)

Current Volunteer Staff

Christer Berg - Photography
Scott Chmelar - Photography
Kim Hawks - Photography
Gabriel Nelson - Photography
Sue Hardee - Former Editor / Staff Writer
Sheryl Bryant - Staff Writer
PJ Richardson - Staff Writer
Ike Riddick - Staff Writer / Editor
Chris Dunbar - Staff Writer
Bongo John Metcalf – Producer RMC-TV
Steve Msarsa – Producer RMC-TV
Tom Sylvester – Producer RMC-TV
Elizabeth Harrington - Press Room Director / Publicist
Mark Winston - General Manager / Staff Writer

Please feel free to forward any information you have which will help us to acknowledge others who deserve recognition for past contributions.
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