Long Island Music Hall of Fame inducts 2018 class

Posted: Updated:
WESTBURY -

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame inducted its 2018 class Thursday night at a ceremony at The Space at Westbury. 

The ceremony honored a diverse array of performers, groups, and music industry leaders that have made significant contributions to Long Island's rich music history.

MORE: Photos from the ceremony

Among the inductees was alternative rock band Taking Back Sunday. 

Billy Joel was among the presenters at the event. He presented this year's "Long Island - Hired Guns Award" to his longtime guitarist and musical director Tommy Byrnes. 

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."