Weekend of special events surrounding the groundbreaking exhibition, Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction
CLEVELAND (July 2, 2013) -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will host a weekend of events surrounding the Museum’s special exhibit, Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction, devoted to the “World’s Greatest Band,” now open at the Rock Hall. The weekend will take place Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21.
The Rolling Stones Celebration Weekend includes exclusive screenings of three films courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment, a special fan-vote Rock and Roll Night School, a Rolling Stones Gallery Talk, a #rockhallsatisfaction Instagram photo contest, an exhibit scavenger hunt, a commemorative credential giveaway and more. Additional details can be found on rockhall.com.
Saturday, July 20, is also a Rock Hall Member Appreciation Day. Members will enjoy special activities throughout the morning while experiencing Rolling Stones Weekend festivities.
The Rolling Stones Celebration Weekend Schedule of Events:
Friday, July 19
· 3 p.m.: Screening of Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981 (Foster Theater)
Saturday, July 20
· 8 a.m.: Member Appreciation Day activities throughout the morning and afternoon.
o Early entry for members
o Complimentary breakfast and touring privileges beginning at 8 a.m.
o Unveiling of the Members Choice Artifact
o Members-only garage sale, offering access to discounted merchandise. Members should stay tuned to their members- only e-newsletter for RSVP information.
· 1 p.m.: Rock and Roll Night School (Foster Theater)
o This program is FREE and reservations are not required. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Portions of the program will be live streamed on rockhall.com and viewers will have an opportunity to interact through Twitter with the hashtag #stonesnightschool.
o The Night School will showcase a Rolling Stones album, chosen by fans. Fans will be able to vote from a menu of Rolling Stones’ Studio albums. Voting will end on Friday, July 12 at Noon EST. The poll can be found on rockhall.com/event/RRNS. The following albums for voting include: Let it Bleed (1969), Sticky Fingers (1971), Exile on Main Street (1972), Goats Head Soup (1973), It’s Only Rock and Roll (1974), Emotional Rescue (1980), Tattoo You (1981), Steel Wheels (1989) and A Bigger Bang (2005)
· 4 p.m.: Screening of Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981 (Foster Theater)
· 5:45 p.m.: Some Girls: Live in Texas ’78 (Foster Theater)
· 7:30 p.m.: Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones (Foster Theater)
Sunday, July 21
· Noon: Screening of Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981 (Foster Theater)
· 1:45 p.m.: Screening of Some Girls: Live in Texas ’78 (Foster Theater)
· 3:30 p.m.: Screening of Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones (Foster Theater)
For more information on this and other events at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum this summer, please visit rockhall.com/events.
Celebrate and Save – Two- day passes, full- year memberships and special offer on in- store merchandise available. Two- day passes are available through the Museum’s box office. Passes are $33 for adults, $25 for seniors and $20 for children. For information about this and other ticket packages, visit rockhall.com/membership. Single day tickets to the Museum are also available at https://tickets.rockhall.com.
About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Presents Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction:
Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction is the Museum’s first ever major exhibition capturing the band’s legendary career spanning more than 50 years. It includes personal items and extraordinary collections that have never been seen before by the public. The exhibit will be open till March 2014.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum presents Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction is a comprehensive retrospective exhibit that chronicles the band from the mid-1960s until today. The exhibit, which takes up two-and-a-half floors of the Museum, celebrates the Rolling Stones’ incredible contribution to popular music from their earliest days playing small clubs, to their era-defining recordings such as “Gimme Shelter,” “Paint It Black,” “Jumping Jack Flash,” “Tumbling Dice,” “It’s Only Rock And Roll” and sold-out global tours. Through the use of artifacts, film, text and interactive technology, generations of music fans will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with rare items from nearly every aspect of the Stones’ astonishing five decades at the top. Throughout the exhibition’s run, the Museum will host a range of free public programs that explore the significance and legacy of the Rolling Stones, including interviews, films and special lectures.
For the first time, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has launched a fan-generated interactive exhibition, inviting people from all over the world to share their photos of memorabilia, artwork, Rolling Stones concerts and more that will populate a multimedia display in the Museum's Rolling Stones exhibit as well as online.
Fans are encouraged to upload their original images to Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #rockhallsatisfaction to contribute to the submission feed. Images uploaded will be available to be viewed in the exhibit as well as online through the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Facebook page and Rock Hall Live: The Fan Experience throughout the duration of the exhibit!
About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum:
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum 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 both 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 and Saturdays, the Museum is open until 9 p.m. Museum admission is $22 for adults, $17 for seniors (65+), $13 for youth (9-12), $18 for adult residents of Greater Cleveland. Children under 8 and Museum members are free. The Museum is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. When you become a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the world of rock and roll becomes yours to explore. Call 216.515.1939 for information on becoming a member. For general inquiries, please call 216.781.ROCK or visit www.rockhall.com.