For the primary time, the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame induction ceremony will air stay on TV. In comparison with earlier years when the particular would air on HBO weeks after the ceremony, the 2023 occasion will broadcast stay on Disney+. It takes place November 3 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Heart at 8 p.m. Japanese. A two-hour particular will air January 1 on ABC with performances and highlights.
St. Vincent, Brandi Carlile, Dave Matthews, H.E.R., Chris Stapleton, and New Version have been introduced as particular company. This 12 months’s Rock Corridor inductees are Kate Bush, Missy Elliott, Rage Towards the Machine, Sheryl Crow, George Michael, Willie Nelson, and the Spinners. Different inductees in particular classes embody DJ Kool Herc, Chaka Khan, Hyperlink Wray, Al Kooper, Bernie Taupin, and Don Cornelius. Elliott, Crowe, Nelson, and Khan have been confirmed to carry out on the ceremony.
Upon studying of her induction, Kate Bush launched a press release saying she was “fully shocked” to obtain the dignity. Rage Towards the Machine additionally made a uncommon assertion as a band, thanking the Rock Corridor and going again by their historical past main as much as this second. Neither has been confirmed to attend the ceremony. Bush has famously by no means toured North America, whereas Rage’s reunion tour was minimize quick after Zach de la Rocha tore his left Achilles tendon.
This 12 months’s ceremony will mark the primary with out Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner as a part of the board of administrators. Wenner would historically make a public assertion in the beginning of the annual induction ceremony. He was voted out of the establishment, which he helped co-found, following feedback he made about Black and feminine musicians in an interview with David Marchese for The New York Occasions.
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