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Can You Watch the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony Live?

by Samantha Whidden
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With the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony set to take place on Saturday (October 30th), music enthusiasts are now wondering if they will be able to watch the exciting event live.

Unfortunately for those without tickets, you won’t be able to watch the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony live, but you will have a chance to catch the ceremony on HBO Max next month. The Hall of Fame announced that the ceremony will be available for viewing on November 20th through HBO’s video streaming service. The ceremony will also be available through a radio simulcast on SiriusXM Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio (310) and Volume (106).

John Sykes, Chairman, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, previously spoke about this year’s event by stating, “We are excited to welcome the 2021 class of Inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year in Cleveland, the home of our Museum. The ceremony recognizes these Inductees’ influence on generations of artists to follow and their impact on sound of youth culture.”

Special guests for the year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony are as follows. Angela Bassett will induct Tina Turner; Taylor Swift will be inducting Carole King; Drew Barrymore will induct The Go-Go’s; Paul McCartney will be inducting the Foo Fighters.  Lionel Richie will also be inducting Clarence Avant for the Ahmet Ertegun Award.

Performances at the induction ceremony are by Christina Aguilera, Mickey Guyton, H.E.R., Bryan Adams, Taylor Swift, and Jennifer Hudson. The event will take place at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Exhibit That Spotlights 2021 Inductees 

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame previously announced it will open an exhibit that spotlights the 2021 inductees. The exhibit honors this year’s class by revealing how the inductees have impacted music. The showcase will have some iconic items that span the careers of each inductee. 

“Within the Hall of Fame Gallery at the Museum, fans can enjoy the newest Inductee class exhibit. Each Inductee’s signature, career-defining video, and song playlists, as well as the Power of Rock Experience,” the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officials shared. 

Some highlights from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2021 inductee exhibit are Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters’ Dan Armstrong Ampeg guitar; Tina Turner’s red lace dress worn in the music video for “Private Dancer”; Carole King’s Acrosonic piano with bench; Randy Rhoads’ personally designed white asymmetrically V-shaped Jackson Concorde guitar; Todd Rundgren’s embroidered purple suit worn during 1978 shows and while recording his live album Back to the Bars; and Billy Preston’s Casio Voice Arranger VA-10 keyboard.