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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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Girls on Film: 40 Years of Women in Rock (and the challenges overcome)

Wednesday, January 19: 11:37 a.m.
Grace Slick of the Jefferson Airplane, Grant Park, Chicago: May 1969 (photo by Anastasia Pantsios)

I’m excited to be opening my photo show, Girls on Film: 40 Years of Women in Rock, at the Rock Hall on February 14. Going over my negatives, and picking and printing the images, gave me the chance to ...

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Celebrating 35 Years of Austin City Limits

Monday, April 12: 1:05 p.m.
Elvis Costello on stage at ACL-TV

When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum officially declared the studio where Austin City Limits is produced a “historic rock and roll landmark” last October, it was more than just a validation of the show’s status ...

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The Story Behind Inductee Pete Seeger's Donation to the Museum

Friday, February 5: 4:35 p.m.
Posted by Howard Kramer
Pete Seeger's banjo head arrived at the Rock Hall yesterday.

Curatorial Director Howard Kramer shares insight on his conversation with Seeger and why he decided to put his infamous banjo head in the Museum instead of on auction.

On Monday, my co-worker in the membership department, Linda Worden, called me ...

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