SiriusXM celebrates the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017

For fans of classic rock, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017 is pretty incredible. It’s full of some of the most popular, iconic bands in the history of rock and roll:

Journey (to be inducted by Train’s Pat Monahan)
Yes (to be inducted by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush)
Pearl Jam (to be inducted by Neil Young)
Electric Light Orchestra (to be inducted by Dhani Harrison)

Amazing, right?

But the line-up is more than just those classic bands. Hip-hop is also well-represented with Tupac Shakur (to be inducted by Snoop Dogg). The folk scene will be highlighted with the induction of Joan Baez (to be inducted by Jackson Browne), while soul and funk will get its due when Nile Rodgers of Chic receives the Hall of Fame’s Award for Musical Excellence (to be inducted by Pharrell).

You can celebrate the occasion with SiriusXM in a variety of ways:

  • With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Induction Ceremony set for Friday, April 7th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, SiriusXM VOLUME will be where you need to turn to hear all the rumours, talk and gossip about what to expect from the big show.
  • Starting Monday, April 3rd at 5 pm ET, SiriusXM Limited Edition turn into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio, commemorating the Class of 2017 alongside every other inducted artist in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Museum.
  • Starting at 7 pm ET on Friday, April 7th, get backstage coverage, insight and music from 2017 Inductees Joan Baez, ELO, Journey, Niles Rodgers, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes, alongside Performers and Presenters on Sirius XM’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio.
  • If you need your music fix from these awesome artists, you can tune in to Classic Vinyl, Classic Rewind, Deep TracksPearl Jam Radio, Lithium, 70s on 70, 80s on 8, 90s on 9, The Groove, Shade 45 and Hip-Hop Nation.

Wonder why these artists have made their way into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017? Take a listen to our selection of some of their core, influential music that helped inspire and influence musicians who followed in their footsteps.