“Let there be ROCK. And there was rock.”  AC/DC

It’s a big night in music at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class  -the 32nd-  will see 70’s rockers, a protest/folk singer, grunge superstars and a rapper all become part of music’s immortals..

Performers are eligible 25 years after their first musical release and that includes the Northwest's own Pearl Jam!

The 2017 class consists of:

--ELO, inducted by Dhani Harrison, son of BEATLES great George Harrison
--JOAN BAEZ, inducted by Jackson Browne
--JOURNEY, inducted by Pat Monahan of TRAIN
--PEARL JAM, inducted by David Letterman
--YES, inducted by Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson of RUSH
--Award for musical excellence: NILE RODGERS, inducted by PHARELL WILLIAMS

Rocker Lenny Kravitz will salute Prince AND The event will be shown April 29th on HBO.

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