The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum


Les Paul Tribute Weekend

Brought to you by:
Guitar Center Ohio Natural Gas Gibson
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will host a weekend of events devoted to celebrating  the extraordinary legacy of musician, inventor, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Les Paul beginning Friday, August 13 through Sunday, August 15.  The weekend will feature a live interview and performance with the Les Paul Trio and also include a special interview with Gibson Guitar’s Master Luthier and Operation Manager Michael McGuire along with a premiere of the film Les Paul: Live in New York and Q&A with Producer John Paulson, Meet the Curator tours and more that will surround the exhibit The New Sound: Les Paul and the Electric Guitar. Guitar Center will also be on site with a special Gibson Les Paul product tent encouraging fans to experience the sound and feel of a Les Paul guitar. This weekend of events is generously supported by Ohio Natural Gas, Gibson Guitar and Guitar Center.

The weekend of events (Subject to change)
    
Friday, August 13th

·    Ahmet Ertegun Main Exhibit Hall’s Theater 3
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. – 2008 American Music Masters Tribute Concert to Les Paul

·    Outside Plaza
10 a.m. –  5 p.m. – Guitar Center Les Paul Product Tent
10 a.m.-5:30pm- Gibson Custom Shop Trailer and Tour Bus on-site

·    The New Sound: Les Paul and the Electric Guitar- Architects of Rock and Roll exhibit
2 p.m. - Meet the Curator tour with Rock Hall Chief Curator Jim Henke

Saturday, August 14th
·    Ahmet Ertegun Main Exhibit Hall’s Theater 3
10 a.m. – 9 p.m. – 2008 American Music Masters Tribute Concert to Les Paul

·    Outside Plaza
10 a.m. –  5 p.m. – Guitar Center Les Paul Product Tent

10 a.m.- 9 p.m.- Gibson Custom Shop Trailer and Gibson guitar giveaway on-site

·    The New Sound: Les Paul and the Electric Guitar- Architects of Rock and Roll exhibit
10:15 a.m. - Meet the Curator tour with Rock Hall Chief Curator Jim Henke

·    Foster Theater – 4th Floor
11 a.m.:  Rockin’ the Schools special presentation of educational program “Meet the Instruments”
1 p.m.: Interview with Gibson Master Luthier and Operation Manager Michael McGuire
3 p.m.: Premiere of Les Paul: Live in New York film; post-film Q & A with Producer John Paulson
7 p.m.: Les Paul’s Trio live performance and interview presented by the Les Paul Foundation (click here to stream the Les Paul Trio live)

·    Main Stage

2:30 p.m.: Live performance by School of Rock playing the music of Gibson Les Paul artists

Sunday, August 15th

·    Ahmet Ertegun Main Exhibit Hall’s Theater 3
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. – 2008 American Music Masters Tribute Concert to Les Paul

·    Outside Plaza
10 a.m.-5:30pm- Gibson Custom Shop Trailer and Gibson guitar giveaway on-site

·    Foster Theater – 4th Floor

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Film screenings of Les Paul Live in New York and Les Paul- Chasing Sound.


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Stay all weekend and save -- Full-year membership and two-day passes available

Rock Hall Membership includes free admission all year long and start at $50 for an individual. Join at the Admission desk or in advance at rockhall.com/membership.

Two-day passes are available through the Museum’s box office. Passes are $33 for adults, $25 for seniors and $20 for children. Passes are good for two consecutive days only.

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