Snoop Dogg, Pharrell among special Rock Hall guests

The event will be held April 7th in Brooklyn

Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams, Train’s Pat Monahan and Dhani Harrison, son of George Harrison, have been announced as special guests at this year’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio. The sold out event will be held Friday, April 7th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Dhani Harrison will be inducting ELO, Pat Monahan inducting Journey, Pharrell Williams inducting Nile Rodgers
and Snoop Dogg inducting Tupac Shakur. Previously announced special guests include Neil Young inducting Pearl Jam, Jackson Browne inducting Joan Baez, and Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush inducting Yes.

Additional performers include Lenny Kravitz in a very special tribute performance to Prince, Alicia Keys, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Indigo Girls, and others.

The 2017 Ceremony will honor this year’s inductees: Joan Baez, ELO, Journey, Nile Rodgers, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.

The Ceremony will once again exclusively premiere on HBO, on April 29th at 8 pm ET/PT. A special exhibit dedicated to this year’s inductees will open at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on March 31st.

More than 900 voters picked the soon-to-be inductees. Artists are eligible for inclusion 25 years after the release of their first recording.

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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