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More Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presenters and performers announced | WJBD | South Central Illinois’ News Sports and Weather Station

More Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presenters and performers announced | WJBD | South Central Illinois’ News Sports and Weather Station

More Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presenters and performers announced | WJBD | South Central Illinois’ News Sports and Weather Station
March 30
12:19 2017

Courtesy of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place Friday, April 7, and the rest of the stars who’ll be inducting this year’s honorees have been announced, along with some special guests.Confirming media reports, Snoop Dogg will induct the late rapper Tupac Shakur. George Harrison’s son Dhani Harrison will induct ELO: the late Beatle and ELO leader Jeff Lynne were close friends and longtime musical collaborators.Journey will be inducted by the frontman of another Bay Area pop/rock band: Pat Monahan of Train. Nile Rodgers will be inducted by singer, songwriter and producer Pharrell Williams.In addition, Lenny Kravitz will perform a very special tribute to Prince, who died last April. Other performers include Alicia Keys, Mary Chapin Carpenter and the Indigo Girls.What’s still unknown is whether or not former Journey frontman Steve Perry will be present to be inducted alongside his old band, or perform with them, or both.Previously-announced presenters include Neil Young inducting Pearl Jam, Jackson Browne inducting Joan Baez and Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush inducting Yes.The ceremony will premiere on HBO on April 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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