Etheridge has invited her musician friends featuring performances by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
, as well as The Cains, Lucy Angel, New Hollow, Olivia Lane and more to be announced soon.
Starr, who was previously enshrined with the Beatles in 1988, was honored along with pop punks Green Day, soul singer-songwriter Bill Withers, underground-rock icon Lou Reed, bluesy guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and The ''5'' Royales.
July 22: Rocker Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
(reserved seats are $40 premium, $35 standard, $30 economy).
The newest record from Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
, Unvarnished, proves JJ still loves rock 'n' roll, and she has plenty of it left in her soul.
Jett is well known for partnering with record producer Kenneth Laguna to create Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
in the late 1970s.
The hall passed on Donna Summer, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
, Heart and Rufus with Chaka Khan, who were on the ballot for 2012.
Guns N Roses, Heart, The Cure, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
are some of the hopefuls.
Singer Joan Jett went on to form a new band and topped the American charts in 1982 with the anthemic I Love Rock 'n' Roll, and still tours to this day as Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Add to that a collection of tracks by bands such as The Cult, The Black Crowes, Cheap Trick and even Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
, and you've got a tidy package that is perfect for a rip-roaring night in.
But, before venturing to Cardiff International Arena for this veritable rock fest - Cooper was supported by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
and Motorhead - I knew that he is a performer and one of the greats of rock music.
Show opener Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
won over the crowd with Cherry Bomb, I Love Rock & Roll and I Hate Myself For Loving You but she must be one of the few artists still covering Gary Glitter songs.