PRESENTERS AND PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR 30th ANNUAL ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY APRIL 18
Paul McCartney, Beck, Stevie Wonder, Patti Smith, Dave Grohl, John Legend,
John Mayer and Fall Out Boy Scheduled to Appear at Ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio
Show to Debut on HBO Saturday, May 30
CLEVELAND (March 18, 2015) - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has revealed special guests for the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Cleveland's historic Public Hall. They include:
Paul McCartney inducting Ringo Starr
Stevie Wonder inducting Bill Withers
Patti Smith inducting Lou Reed
Peter Wolf inducting the Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Fall Out Boy inducting Green Day
John Mayer inducting Stevie Ray Vaughan
Steve Cropper inducting the "5" Royales
Performers include Beck, Dave Grohl, Joe Walsh, Tom Morello, John Legend, Jimmie Vaughan and others to be announced.
Tickets to the ceremony are sold out, but a limited number of VIP packages are still available by calling (216) 515-1232 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The show will debut Saturday, May 30 on HBO.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland will also celebrate the 2015 Inductees with a new expanded 2015 Inductee exhibit, scheduled to open in April, honoring this year's Inductees: the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Green Day, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Bill Withers, Ringo Starr and the "5" Royales.
For more information on the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony activities, visit www.rockhall.com.
INDUCTION CEREMONY SPONSORS AND SUPPORT
Klipsch Audio, a leading global speaker and headphone manufacturer, has entered into a three-year strategic partnership with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that solidifies the brand as the first-ever presenting sponsor of Induction Ceremony events and the Rock Hall's Main Stage. Klipsch's renowned products will also fulfill all audio needs within the iconic museum. The ceremony and events are made possible through the generous support of PNC, City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, the State of Ohio, Destination Cleveland, Cleveland Foundation, George Gund Foundation, John P. Murphy Foundation, Greater Cleveland Partnership, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and the Ohio Arts Council.
ABOUT THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's mission is to engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock and roll. The institution carries out its mission by giving voice to the stories of the people, artifacts and events that shaped rock and roll - through Museum exhibits, materials in the Museum's Library and Archives, traveling exhibitions, and a wide array of innovative educational programs and activities. The 150,000 square-foot Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Cleveland's rapidly developing North Coast Harbor, is home to major artifact collections, four state-of-the-art theaters, and year-round educational and concert programming.
ABOUT KLIPSCH PREMIUM SPEAKERS
For over 65 years, Klipsch has designed premium speakers for those who are passionate about great sound. Company founder Paul W. Klipsch started this legacy in 1946, and it continues today with sheer commitment to innovation and delivering the world's most powerful, detailed and emotional sound reproduction. Today, the brand's diverse product portfolio encompasses professional cinema speakers, stage and venue installs, home theater speakers, whole-house sound, soundbars, portable wireless speakers and studio-quality in-ear monitors. As one of the first U.S. loudspeaker companies, Klipsch continues to be the high-performance brand of choice for audio aficionados around the world. Klipsch Group, Inc. is also a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX). For more information, visit Klipsch.com.