Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces New Exhibit - Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience
Oasis live at 1994 Glastonbury Festival
Bob Dylan Live at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Live at 1967 Monterey International Pop Music Festival
Jay Z Live at 2008 Glastonbury Festival
Radiohead Live at 1997 Glastonbury Music Festival
Amy Winehouse Live at 2007 South by Southwest Festival
Queen Live at Live Aid 1985
Deadmau5 Live at 2011 Lollapalooza
Daft Punk Live at 2006 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Women who rock know how to rock a look. From Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey to Janelle Monáe and Lady Gaga, the ladies who have made the music that moves us have used fashion – clothes, makeup, hairdos, hats, jewels ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Event
All I could think when we got a call from Joan Jett’s management offering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Jett’s first car was “Where are we going to put it?”
Finding room for the ...Categories: Exhibit
The handwritten lyrics to Janet Jackson’s 1989 song “Rhythm Nation” are currently on display in the Museum’s Women Who Rock exhibit: With music by our side/to break the color lines/let’s work together/to improve our ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, Education
The rockabilly field of the 1950s wasn’t exactly crowded with female performers, but Wanda Jackson didn’t let that stop her from making her mark. Born on October 20, 1937, she emerged from a small town in Oklahoma to ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Exclusive Interviews
"The Fabulous Girl Groups" is the third 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 ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, Education, Foster Theatre, Rock and Roll Night School
"America's Foremothers" is the first 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.
Between 1920 ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit
Photo: Lauren Onkey, Laura Greenwich Weiner, Jean Thomas, Mikie Harris, Paul Schaffer, Susan Collins, and Seymour Stein
Guest blog courtesy of 2011 Summer Teacher Institute participant Sarah Dougher, educator at Portland State University and at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls in Portland.
One thing about exploring the history of women is that in order to ...