Foo Fighters to Induct Rush, Rock Hall Announces


The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has posted updates on its April 18 induction ceremony and confirmed that David Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters have been selected to induct Rush. Ed at Rush is a Band is conducting a poll to get your views on whether the Foo Fighters make a good choice or not. To participate in the poll, you have to have a user name and password for Rush is a Band. Click here to sign up for the site, which I recommend if you’re a fan, because it’s a terrific site.

Public ticket sales for the induction ceremony start February 1. There will be some ticket sales made through Rush’s official fan club, but details aren’t yet available from Rush’s web site,

If you miss the ceremony, it will broadcast on HBO a month later, May 18, the Rock Hall says.

From the Rock Hall web site:

“Preferred seating presales for members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, as well as members of the Heart and Rush official fan clubs, will begin on Monday, January 28 at 10 a.m. PST through Thursday, January 31 at 10 p.m. PST at Ticketmaster. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum members should reference the official member e-newsletter for details. For more information on Rush and Heart fan club tickets, visit and Some restrictions apply.


“The public on-sale will begin on Friday, February 1 at 10 a.m. PST. To purchase tickets, visit Ticketmaster or charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000. There will be a four-ticket limit on all orders. Additionally, three levels of VIP packages will be available through Ticketmaster.

“For special benefit level tickets, contact LPA Events’ Lauran Huff ( or Judy Levy ( at 310-201-5033.

“The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the initial presenters, performers and ticketing information for the 28th Annual Rock and Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, to be held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 18, 2013.

“The ceremony will honor this year’s recently announced inductees: Heart, Albert King, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush and Donna Summer; as well as Lou Adler and Quincy Jones, this year’s recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award for Lifetime Achievement.

“Special guests at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction are set to include John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr., who will perform for King, with Mayer giving the induction speech; 1998 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Don Henley, who will induct Newman; Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Hudson, who will perform in honor of Summer; and Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters, who will induct Rush. More details about performances, additional presenters and special guests will be announced at a later date.

The induction ceremony will be broadcast on HBO on Saturday, May 18 at 9 p.m. EST/PST.”

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~ by rvkeeper on January 24, 2013.

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