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Rock Hall Redesign

Wednesday, November 9: 5:14 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's main exhibit hall gets an exciting redesign

About 14 months ago the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame began working on a redesign of the museum’s galleries. It was a project that we had talked about for quite a few years, and in September 2010 it ...

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Pioneers of Rock

Monday, September 19: 1 p.m.
Ruth Brown topped the R&B chart with “(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean" in 1953

"Pioneers of Rock" is the second installment in a special series that highlights the evolution of women in music by placing their accomplishments, inspirations and influence in the context of the eras that shaped their sounds and messages. "America's ...

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Rock Hall will honor Otis Redding's 70th birthday with a spotlight exhibit and film screening

Tuesday, August 30: 3:16 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Otis Redding

Though his career was relatively brief, Otis Redding was a singer of such commanding stature that to this day he embodies the essence of soul music in its purist form. His name is synonymous with the term soul, music that ...

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Today in Rock: The Beatles' record-breaking 1965 Shea Stadium show

Monday, August 15: 1:32 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke
The second Beatles Shea Stadium show concert poster, on display at the Rock Hall.

The Beatles played Shea Stadium in New York City on August 15, 1965. They were the first rock group to play an outdoor sports stadium, and the show attracted 55,600 fans - the most attended show of the time. The ...

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Women Who Rock spotlight: Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday

Wednesday, July 6: 3:38 p.m.
Billie Holiday's fur stole in the Museum's Women Who Rock exhibit

I saw the film Lady Sings the Blues, starring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Diana Ross, when I was about 11 years old.  One of the images in the movie that still resonates with me is one in ...

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Lady Gaga's Meat Dress was on display at the Rock Hall as part of the Women Who Rock exhibit

Wednesday, June 15: 11:52 a.m.
Posted by Jim Henke
Lady Gaga's meat dress at the Rock Hall

The meat dress is here! Yes, Lady Gaga’s meat dress is now at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and has been installed in our Women Who Rock exhibit. After Gaga wore the dress at the ...

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Rock Hall opens one of the most comprehensive Beatles exhibits in the world as part of the Museum's redesign

Wednesday, June 8: 9:11 a.m.
Posted by Jim Henke

As part of our re-design of the Museum’s galleries, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just opened a fantastic new Beatles exhibit. It features all new casework, a video element and – best of all – several great new ...

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Women Who Rock Exhibit Installation Update #1

Thursday, April 14: 2:59 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall

We are now just less than a month out from the opening of our next major exhibit, Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power, the world’s first exhibition of its kind dedicated to honoring some of rock and roll’s ...

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