Labelle, Jill Scott and more honored today at Music Walk of Fame

October 4, 2017 GMT

By Staff

There was a lot of musical talent on Broad Street today as the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame added a number of new plaques to the street.

This year’s Philadelphia Music Alliance honorees include performers Patti LaBelle and her LaBelle group members Sarah Dash and Nona Hendryx, Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and the Soul Survivors. Also being feted are Chris Schwartz and Joe Nicolo of Ruffhouse Records and 98.1 WOGL host Bob Pantano. Kimmel Center president Anne Ewers received the the alliance’s Platinum Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Philadelphia Music Community.

CLEM MURRAY Philadelphia singer Jill Scott (right), reacts joyously as her son Jett Roberts, 8, unveils her Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame plaque on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony October 4, 2017. At left is City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson.

CLEM MURRAY Jill Scott (center), reaches out to fellow honoree Patti LaBelle as she makes her way to the stage outside the Kimmel Center on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony honoring the 2017 inductees in the Philadelphia Music Alliance’s Walk of Fame October 4, 2017. At left is honoree, radio personality Bob Pantano.

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