The presenters for this year’s Rack and Roll Hall of Fame inductions were announced this week.
Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder will speak about Bill Withers, Patti Smith will intro Lou Reed, Peter Wolf will talk about the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Fall Out Boy will induct Green Day, John Mayer will pay tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble and Steve Cropper will intro The “5” Royales.
The Rock Hall has yet to announce who will induct Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.
Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), Joe Walsh (Eagles), Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine/Audioslave), John Legend and Jimmy Vaughan will perform as will Green Day. Ringo Starr says he may perform “With a Little Help From My Friends” if Paul McCartney agrees to perform with him.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will air May 30th on HBO.