Andra Day and The Roots also performed some of Simone’s classic songs after Mary J. Blige inducted the iconic singer.
He’ll be joined by Stones producer Don Was and an as yet-to-be-announced band of notable musicians.
The former Screaming Trees frontman remained on stage to perform “Dead Souls”.
The cover opened their set at this weekend’s Cal Jam.
September’s Artist of the Month honors the late legend with a deep cut.