Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Rock Hall Releases More Info About This Weekend's Big Show

Posted By on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 9:06 AM

Mickey is pulling an Axl when the Faces are inducted this weekend
  • Mickey is pulling an Axl when the Faces are inducted this weekend

We're now a couple of days away from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Induction Ceremony at Public Hall.

We have all the coverage you need right here.

The Rock Hall just announced a few new details about Saturday night's big event.

You probably already heard that crybaby Axl Rose won't be showing up. Not only that, he doesn't even want to be included in the inductions. Whatever. At least we should get out of Public Hall by 3 a.m. now.

But here are some additions about the people who will be there and what they'll be doing:

• 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
• In addition, LL Cool J, along with Chuck D, to induct the Beastie Boys

Nothing stop-the-presses great there (we expected the Faces and Chili Peppers to perform, but having the awesome Derek Trucks onstage is a nice surprise), but at least we're getting some confirmation on things.

And yeah, you probably noticed there's still nothing about Guns N' Roses on there, which probably means they won't perform as a band, though various members may show up during the obligatory end-of-the-night jam.

Then again, the Rock Hall says "more details about performances, additional presenters and special guests will be announced at a later date." Not to stress them out or anything, but time's running out. —Michael Gallucci

Tags: , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club


Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.


Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.


Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

More by Michael Gallucci

Read the Digital Print Issue

November 17, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation