American Music Masters Week Honoring Chuck Berry: Music Conference

Saturday, October 27: 10 a.m. - Saturday, October 27: 3:30 p.m.

 

Roll Over Beethoven: The Life and Music of Chuck Berry, a weeklong celebration, will tell the story of one of the first musicians to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Berry has had a lifetime of brilliant musicianship and has inspired nearly every rock artist to date. 

The annual program begins on Monday, October 22, and will feature interviews, panels, films and educational programs throughout the week, including a keynote lecture at Case Western Reserve University, music conference at the Museum and culminating with a tribute concert on October 27.

 

The American Music Masters Conference is a reflection on the career of Chuck Berry and his impact on rock and roll music. The conference will feature rare film footage presented by documentary filmmaker and archivist Joe Lauro of Historic Films, as well as interviews with Marshall Chess, Ray Sharpe, Duke Robillard and more.

TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets are $25 ($10 lunch voucher included) and are available through the Rock Hall website at https://tickets.rockhall.com or at the Rock Hall Box Office.  Rock Hall Members can purchase tickets starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 8.  General public can purchase tickets starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9.  Admission to the Museum is free with the purchase of a conference ticket.  Portions of this event will be streamed live on rockhall.com. 

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Case Western Reserve University will honor rock and roll pioneers the Everly Brothers during the 19th Annual Music Masters® series this October. Don and Phil Everly were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of the first class of inductees in 1986.  Two-time Grammy Award winner Rodney Crowell will serve as musical director for the tribute concert, which will take place on Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theatre. Tribute concert artists will be announced in the coming months.

The weeklong celebration begins on Monday, October 20, and will feature interviews, panels, films and educational programs throughout the week, including a keynote lecture at Case Western Reserve University. On Saturday, October 25, a conference will be held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, exploring the Everly Brothers’ impact on popular music. The tribute concert will be held Saturday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m. at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theatre in Cleveland. Ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks. A limited number of VIP packages beginning at $300 are available by contacting the Rock Hall’s development office at (216) 515-1201 or development@rockhall.org. 

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The series is sponsored by ELS Studio (Acura).

 

           

 

 

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