2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees announced

10:59 AM, Sep 27, 2011   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- The 2012 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced.

The nominees are:

• Beastie Boys

• The Cure

• Donovan

• Eric B. & Rakim

• Guns 'N Roses

• Heart

• Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

• Freddie King

• Laura Nyro

• Red Hot Chili Peppers

• Rufus with Chaka Khan

• The Small Faces/The Faces

• The Spinners

• Donna Summer

• War

The induction ceremony will take place in Cleveland in April. A 10-day celebration of the induction's return to Cleveland will be filled with a full slate of events, including:

• The 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall

• The grand opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame library and archives

• Unveiling of a newly-redesigned museum exhibit space

• Opening of a new blockbuster exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

• Free concert for Cleveland

• Rock My Soul: A Gospel Tribute

• Free museum day presented by Medical Mutual of Ohio

• Hall of Fame Series with a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee

• National broadcast of the Museum's award-winning On The Road education program, featuring a guest appearance by a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee

• National digital learning project showcase

The ceremony will be open to the public. Tickets go on sale to the public in December. Tables and VIP packages are available now.

For more information or hours and rates to visit the museum, CLICK HERE.

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