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[03/26/13 - 09:31 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Additional Appearances at 28th Annual Induction Ceremony
The induction ceremony will be presented Saturday, May 18 at 9:00/8:00c on HBO.

[via press release from HBO]

THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL APPEARANCES BY HARRY BELAFONTE, JACKSON BROWNE, JERRY CANTRELL, CHEECH & CHONG, CHRIS CORNELL, JOHN FOGERTY, CAROLE KING, SPIKE LEE, MIKE MCCREADY AND USHER AT 28TH ANNUAL INDUCTION CEREMONY

Benefit Level Tickets and Tables On Sale Now

Harman's JBL Named Presenting Sponsor for April 18 Show

CLEVELAND and LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2013 - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has announced additional presenters and performers for the 28th Annual Rock and Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Four of this year's inductees -Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy and Rush -are confirmed to perform at the event, which will also honor Albert King and Donna Summer, as well as Lou Adler and Quincy Jones, this year's recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award for Lifetime Achievement. To be held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 18, the star-studded event will feature appearances by Usher, who will perform for Quincy Jones; Pearl Jam's Mike McCready and Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains, who will perform with Heart; Spike Lee and Harry Belafonte, who will pay tribute to Public Enemy; Carole King, who will perform for Lou Adler; Chris Cornell, who will induct Heart; comedy legends Cheech & Chong, who will present Adler with his award; and Jackson Browne and John Fogerty, who will perform with Randy Newman. The induction ceremony will be presented Saturday, May 18 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. More talent will be announced prior to the show.

As previously announced, John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr. will perform for Albert King, with Mayer giving the induction speech; 1998 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Don Henley will induct Randy Newman; Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Hudson will perform in honor of Donna Summer; and Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters will present Rush.

All public tickets are sold out. A limited quantity of special benefit level tickets and tables are available for purchase now through LPA & Associates. For these tickets and packages, contact Lauran Huff (lauran@lpaevents.com) or Judy Levy (judy@lpaevents.com) at 310-201-5033.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is proud to announce Harman's JBL as a presenting sponsor of the 28th Annual Rock and Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Joel Peresman, President and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said, "We are thrilled to have a new partnership with Harman's JBL for the induction ceremony. They truly represent the heart and sound of rock and roll."

"Rock & Roll and JBL go hand-in-hand," said Dinesh C. Paliwal, Chairman, President and CEO of Harman. "With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame often recognized as the quintessential standard of excellence within the music industry, JBL is honored to be Presenting Sponsor of this year's Induction Ceremony. We are excited to help usher in the newest class of inductees and further amplify a shared appreciation of timeless music."

In addition, The Brennan Rock and Roll Academy, which aims to change children's lives through the power of music, has been announced as an event sponsor today. Founder Chuck Brennan said, "Being a lifelong rock and roll fan, I'm extremely excited to have my endeavor with the Boys & Girls Club -The Brennan Rock & Roll Academy -be a partner with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."

About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is the nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as its educational programs. When you become a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the world of rock and roll becomes yours to explore. Call 216.515.8425 for information on becoming a member. For general inquiries, please call 216.781.ROCK (7625) or visit www.rockhall.com.

About HARMAN

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets - supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,400 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $4.4 billion for the 12 months ended June 30, 2012. The company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE: HAR.

About the Brennan Rock and Roll Academy

Brennan Rock & Roll Academy (www.BrennanRockandRollAcademy.com) will provide the first ever music education program for Boys & Girls Club kids focusing on Rock & Roll instruments: guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and vocals. Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire will be able to receive one-on-one lessons with professional musicians, along with weekly band rehearsals. As they continue to cultivate their skills, they will participate in a live performance in front of a real crowd.

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For more information on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, visit www.rockhall.com.





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