WKSU News: Cleveland's hosts an emotional Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

April 19, 2015 1:34 PM

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WKSU News: Cleveland's hosts an emotional Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

The event at Public Hall was sold out weeks in advance, although a few tickets were released Thursday.Opening the ceremony was Joan Jett, with support from Tommy James and Dave Grohl -- a Niles native, who played his hometown with his band, Foo Fighters, earlier in the day to celebrate Record Store Day.

Miley Cyrus handled the induction speech, calling Jett a “superwoman” and recalling their first appearance together during an episode of “Oprah.” During speeches by her backing band, The Blackhearts, Jett was nearly moved to tears.

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