Steve Perry will not perform with Journey at Rock Hall ceremony: rep

Along with Journey, the Rock Hall will induct Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, Tupac Shakur, and Pearl Jam on Friday. He wasn’t at rehearsal.”
EW has reached out to Rock Hall organizers for comment. A TMZ report Friday afternoon claimed Perry “will sing with the band at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.”
But a rep for the band has countered those claims, telling EW, “We have just spoken with Steve Perry’s manager and he confirmed to us that he will NOT be performing tonight.”
Perry’s exact role in Friday night’s ceremony, however, remains somewhat unclear. Now, hours before the event takes place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, those rumors have gained new steam. Show Full Article He officially left the band in 1998; since 2007, Arnel Pineda has done vocals for the group. While Perry last performed with Journey in 1991, he sang on their 1996 studio album Trial By Fire. Since Journey was   announced as one of the 2017 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, rumors have swirled about whether vocalist Steve Perry ― who last performed with the band in 1991 ― would sing with the group at the induction ceremony. And last week, keyboardist Jonathan Cain told Dayton Daily News   that “the ceremony is the first time we’re going to get to see Steve Perry in a long time.”
And an insider tells EW, “No one knows what Steve Perry’s plans are. Members of Journey confirmed to TMZ that he’ll appear onstage with them during their induction ceremony.