ABBA, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, the Hollies, the Stooges among this year’s honorees
CLEVELAND (February 9, 2010) – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will host a Watch Party for the 25th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Monday, March 15, 2010 beginning at 7 p.m. All exhibits will be open to tour during the event. This Induction Watch Party event is sponsored by Ohio Natural Gas.
Tickets to the Induction Watch Party are $5 and go on sale to Museum Members on Friday, February 12 and available to the general public on Monday, February 15 at all Ticketmaster outlets, via phone at 1-800-745-3000, online at www.ticketmaster.com and at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Box Office.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will screen the 3+ hour ceremony beginning at 9 p.m., including the performances and presentations, which will be broadcast on a giant 12 foot screen on the Museum’s Main Stage and several large screens throughout the Museum.
Doors for the event open at 7 p.m. DJ Packy Malley will perform and prizes will be given away until the simulcast begins at 9 p.m. Refreshments, including beer and wine, and light food options will be available for purchase through the evening, as well.
All exhibits will be open to tour during the event, including the Rock Hall’s newest exhibit designed to honor the 2010 Inductees opening the week of March 8, and the Museum’s recently extended and expanded major special exhibit, From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen.
The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are: ABBA, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, the Hollies and the Stooges. Also being inducted this year as individual recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award will be David Geffen and songwriters Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry, Jesse Stone, Mort Shuman and Otis Blackwell.
For more information on the 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Induction Ceremony and Watch Party, please visit www.rockhall.com/induction2010.
About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is the nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as its educational programs.
The Museum is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Wednesdays ,the Museum is open until 9 p.m. Museum admission is $22 for adults, $18 for adult residents of Greater Cleveland, $17 for seniors (65+), $13 for youth (9-12), children under 8 and Museum Members are always free, for information or to join the membership program call 216.515.8425. For general inquiries, please call 216.781.ROCK(7625) or visit www.rockhall.com. The Museum is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.