The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum


Hot Fun in the Summertime: An Interactive Presentation on Music Festivals

Friday, August 22: 1 p.m.

SCHEDULE:  Fridays from 1 p.m.- 1:45 p.m., 6/27 through 8/29 (excluding 7/4)

WHERE:   Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Foster Theater

TICKET INFO:  These programs will be available to any Museum visitor with paid attendance. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

MORE INFO:  As part of the exhibit Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience, this multimedia presentation by Rock Hall educators highlights key performances in the history of music festivals and explore their significance in the history of rock and roll music. Performances will include Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival (1965), Janis Joplin with Big Brother and the Holding Company at the Monterey Pop Festival (1967), Isaac Hayes at WATTSTAX (1972), Radiohead at Glastonbury (1997) and more! Come learn the stories behind these powerful moments of common ground—and share your own festival experiences!  

These programs will be available to any Museum visitor with paid attendance.  Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. As a bonus, Hot Fun in the Summertime will also feature two festival-related film screenings in the Museum’s Foster Theater. Visit rockhall.com for updates and detailed schedules.   

FESTIVAL FRIDAYS PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

 11:00-12:37pm:  Film Screening - Festival! (1967, 97 min)

1:00-1:45pm:  Hot Fun in the Summertime – Interactive Education Presentation

2:00-3:19pm:  Film Screening – Monterey Pop (1968, 79 min)

3:30-5:07pm:  Film Screening - Festival! (1967, 97 min)

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.  Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis

ABOUT THE FILMS

Festival! (1967, 97 min, presented courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment):  A documentary film about the Newport Folk Festival, filmed over the course of three festivals at Newport (1963-1965)

Monterey Pop (1968, 79 minutes):  Documentary about the 1967 Monterey International Pop Festival, which launched the careers of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding.