Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum announces 2017 inductees

Special Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibit in Cleveland this spring to highlight 2017 inductees. Induction ceremony to take place in Brooklyn, NY, April 7, 2017.

Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, viewed from Lake Erie. (Via Wikipedia, 2014 entry)

CLEVELAND, January 16, 2017In case you missed it, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame recently released the names of the organization’s upcoming 2017 Inductees:

  • Joan Baez
  • Electric Light Orchestra
  • Journey
  • Pearl Jam
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Yes

In addition, the Hall of Fame is also honoring Nile Rodgers with an Award of Excellence.

The 2017 inductees will be honored this spring at the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which will take place Friday, April 7, 2017 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York City. On-sale dates for tickets to the event will be announced this month.

This year’s Induction Ceremony will once again have its television premiere on HBO, and a radio broadcast on SiriusXM. Broadcast details TBD but likely this month.

A limited number of pre-sale tickets will be available for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members in advance of the public sale date. To be eligible for the member pre-sale, you must have been an active Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member by December 31, 2016.

Back at the Hall of Fame HQ and museum in Cleveland, Ohio, a special exhibition highlighting the 2017 Inductees will open there on March 30.

For more information on upcoming events and exhibits, visit or follow the Rock Hall of Fame on Facebook, Twitter (@rockhall) and Instagram (@rockhall).

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