Jackson Browne, John Fogerty, Cheech & Chong Among Guests Added to Rock Hall Induction Ceremony
A number of special guests are set to appear at this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 18. Four of this year’s inductees—Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy and Rush—will perform at the event, along with a the various guests. Other artists will also perform in place of the other inductees, Albert King and Donna Summer, as well as Ahmet Ertegun Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Quincy Jones and Lou Adler.
Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready and Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell will play with Heart, Spike Lee and Harry Belafonte will pay tribute to Public Enemy, and Jackson Browne and John Fogerty will perform with Randy Newman. In addition, John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr. will perform for Albert King, Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Hudson will sing in honor of Donna Summer and Usher will perform for Quincy Jones.
Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell will induct Heart and comedians Cheech and Chong will present Adler with his award, while Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters will induct Rush.
Public tickets to the ceremony are sold out, but the event will be broadcast of HBO on Saturday, May 18 at 9pm EST/PT. More performers and other specials guests will be added prior to the show.