HBO to air entire Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

The ceremony debuts  Saturday, May 18th at 9 pm ET/PT.

HBO will air The 28th Annual Rock and Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this weekend.  There ceremony that took place April 18th at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles will feature the inductions of Rush, Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Albert King, Donna Summer, Lou Adler and Quincy Jones.

The star-studded event will feature appearances by Usher, who will perform for Quincy Jones; Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready and Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains, who will perform with Heart; Spike Lee and Harry Belafonte, who will pay tribute to Public Enemy; Carole King, who will perform for Lou Adler;  Chris Cornell, who will induct Heart; comedy legends Cheech & Chong, who will present Adler with his award; and Jackson Browne and John Fogerty, who will perform with Randy Newman.  John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr. will perform for Albert King, with Mayer giving the induction speech; 1998 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Don Henley will induct Randy Newman; Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Hudson will perform in honor of Donna Summer; and Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters will present Rush.

The induction ceremony will be presented on HBO on Saturday, May 18th at 9 pm ET/PT.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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