Special guests announced for this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Just announced today: Special guests at this year’s sold-out Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on March 29, 2019 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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Just announced today: Special guests at this year’s sold-out Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on March 29, 2019 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York will include:

  • Harry Styles presenting for Stevie Nicks
  • Brian May of Queen presenting for Def Leppard
  • Janelle Monáe presenting for Janet Jackson
  • Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails presenting for The Cure
  • David Byrne presenting for Radiohead
  • John Taylor & Simon LeBon of Duran Duran presenting for Roxy Music
  • Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles presenting for The Zombies

If you can’t make the Induction Ceremony, the Rock Hall will be broadcasting LIVE from the Red Carpet event prior to the Induction Ceremony on RockHall.com, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Facebook and YouTube channels and a stream hosted by Carrie Keagan. The show kicks off on Friday, March 29th at 5:30pm ET.

Special opportunity: Want to ask one of the 2019 Inductees a question on the red carpet? Submit a question by:

  1. Posting your question on Twitter by tagging @rockhall and adding #RockHall2019Induction to your post
  2. Submit your question in our online form: ask a question

Remembering 2000 Inductee Hal Blaine (1929-2019)

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The godfather of rock drumming and the foundation of the Wrecking Crew, Hall of Fame Inductee Hal Blaine’s beat resonates through all of us on recordings by Elvis, Sam Cooke, The Beach Boys, The Ronettes, Simon & Garfunkel and thousands more. Thank you, Hal, for anchoring so many of our favorite songs.

Hall of Fame Series: Watch Blaine, below, discuss working with Phil Spector's "Wall of Sound" during a special Hall of Fame edition of "From Songwriters to Soundmen" in March 2006.