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[04/12/12 - 09:03 AM]
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Performers and an Additional Presenter for the 2012 Induction Ceremony
The 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place Saturday, April 14 in Cleveland and debut Saturday, May 5 on HBO.

[via press release from HBO]

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES PERFORMERS AND AN ADDITIONAL PRESENTER FOR THE 2012 INDUCTION CEREMONY

CLEVELAND, April 12, 2012 - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced an additional presenter and some artists who will perform at the 2012 inductions. The 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place Saturday, April 14 in Cleveland and debut Saturday, May 5 (9:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. In addition, HBO Signature will present a 24-hour marathon of the HBO special, beginning at midnight that same day, and concluding Sunday, May 6 at midnight.

The following artists are the newest additions to this year's show:

Faces (Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) to perform.

Donovan to perform with John Mellencamp.

Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform.

Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill of ZZ Top, along with Joe Bonamassa and Derek Trucks, to perform for Freddie King.

Darlene Love to perform for Don Kirshner.

LL Cool J, along with Chuck D, to induct Beastie Boys.

The full updated list of performers, presenters and inductees, with the newest announcements noted, includes:

Beastie Boys will be inducted by Chuck D (new addition: LL Cool J to present).

Donovan will be inducted by John Mellencamp (new addition: both to perform).

Faces will be inducted by Stevie Van Zandt (new addition: Faces to perform).

Red Hot Chili Peppers will be inducted by Chris Rock (new addition: Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform).

Laura Nyro will be inducted by Bette Midler.

Freddie King will be inducted by Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill (new addition: Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill to perform).

Don Kirshner will be inducted by Carole King (new addition: Darlene Love to perform).

Cosimo Matassa, Tom Dowd, Glyn Johns will be inducted by Robbie Robertson.

The Blue Caps, the Comets, the Crickets, the Famous Flames, the Midnighters and the Miracles will be inducted by Smokey Robinson.

More details about performances, additional presenters and special guests will be announced at a later date.

Leading up to the April 14 ceremony, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is hosting more than a week of special events, including: the grand opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's new Library and Archives; tours of the newly-redesigned museum interior space; the unveiling of the exhibition Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip; a Rock My Soul gospel tribute honoring Kirk Franklin; a free concert for Cleveland, featuring inductee George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, plus Kid Cudi and Kids These Days; live performances from inductee Bootsy Collins, as well asGirl Talk; and a special series of education programs designed to teach students across the nation about the history and impact of rock and roll.

For more information regarding the inductees and the 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions, visit rockhall.com.





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