Tommy Edwards

Go back in time with Tommy Edwards on August 14th at the Des Plaines Theater

August 14th at the Des Plaines Theatre is your chance to take a trip down memory lane with Tommy Edwards, John Records Landecker, and Wendy Snyder as they reminisce about the golden age of rock radio. Tommy Edwards gives the Steve Cochran Show more information about ‘Rock Radio Revisited’, shares stories about Larry Lujack, and talks about the power of radio.
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Radio legend Tommy Edwards on The MBC’s ‘Rock Radio Revisited’, Sunday August 14th at The Des Plaines Theatre with John Landecker, Bob Stroud and hosted by Wendy Snyder

Radio legend Tommy Edwards joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about the upcoming Museum of Broadcast Communications’ event ‘Rock Radio Revisited’ on Sunday August 14th at The Des Plaines Theatre, which stars Tommy, John Records Landecker, Bob Stroud and hosted by Wendy Snyder. For tickets, visit MUSEUM.TV.

Mosaic at Chatham Park to dedicate stage to bluegrass legend Tommy Edwards

Pittsboro, NC – In celebration of Tommy Edwards’ vibrant musical spirit in this community, the MOSAIC Family Commons will be dedicated in his honor during the final weekend of MOSAIC Comes Alive! event series. A founding member of the Bluegrass Experience, a band he led for 50 years, Edwards passed away in May 2021 at the age of 75 after a brief bout with pancreatic cancer. He is recognized as a much-loved musician, educator, coach, mentor, guitar player, singer, songwriter, arts advocate, radio host, entertainer and promoter of bluegrass music.

Chatham Bluegrass Legend Tommy Edwards Dies at 75

Legendary Chatham County musician Tommy Edwards, a renowned guitar player and teacher whose performance career spanned half a century, died Saturday morning — one day after receiving The Order of the Long Leaf Pine award, the state’s highest civilian honor, from Gov. Roy Cooper. Edwards, who also taught history in...
Raleigh News & Observer

NC bluegrass legend Tommy Edwards, recipient of the state’s highest honor, has died

Legendary bluegrass guitarist and musician Tommy Edwards, a North Carolina native who on Friday received the state’s highest honor, has died. He was 75 years old. Born July 20, 1945 in Siler City, Edwards was said to be as old as bluegrass itself. It was the same year that Earl Scruggs joined Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys and ushered in the new genre.
Courier News

Obituary: Tommy Edwards

Tommy Dee Edwards, age 61, of Atkins, died Monday, May 10, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family. A son of Steve and Ruth Marie (Godfrey) Edwards, he was born June 11, 1959, in Russellville. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator, running his own company, Edwards Backhoe,...