Rock and Roll Night School: A Spotlight on Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew

Monday, November 8: 7 p.m.

Rock Hall educators Dr. Lauren Onkey and Jason Hanley will examine the careers of Inductees Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew – one of the greatest partnerships in the history of rock and roll—and their contribution to the birth of rock and roll.   This evening takes us from the early days when Dave Bartholomew heard Fats Domino playing in Billy Diamond’s band at the Hideaway Club in New Orleans, to the string of influential recordings they wrote and recorded at Cosimo Matassa’s J&M Studio on the corner of Rampart and Dumaine starting in 1949 (including “The Fat Man,” “Ain’t That A Shame,” “Blue Monday,” and “I’m Walkin”). We will also explore how their music drew both black and white fans and pushed at the boundaries of racial segregation.

This event is free with a reservation. Email education@rockhall.org or call 216.515.8426 to RSVP.

  This event will be live streamed on rockhall.com. CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE STREAM EVENT.

 

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19TH ANNUAL MUSIC MASTERS® SERIES HONORING THE EVERLY BROTHERS
 

TRIBUTE CONCERT / SATURDAY OCTOBER 25, 2014  730PM

Tickets available at PlayhouseSquare box office, by calling (216) 241-6000, or by visitingwww.playhousesquare.org

SCHEDULED TO PERFORM

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Graham Nash

Peter Asher

Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Dawn McCarthy

Vince Gill

Emmylou Harris

Keb' Mo'

Alison Krauss

Shelby Lynne

Allison Moorer

JD Souther

Waddy Wachtel

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rodney Crowell will serve as musical director for the tribute concert. The house band will feature Grammy Award winning guitarist Albert Lee, who served as musical director for the Everly Brothers’ 1983 reunion concert.

Tribute Concert Ticket Information

Price:  $30 - $100

 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. 

Click HERE for more information about the October 25 Tribute Concert

The weeklong series of events:

FREE with RSVP - Tuesday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m. - Author Series with Michael Kosser at the Black Box Theatre of the Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), adjacent to the Library and Archives (2809 Woodland Avenue, Cleveland) 

 FREE with RSVP - Wednesday, October 22 at 8:00 p.m. - Songwriters to Soundmen with Rodney Crowell, Peter Asher and Albert Lee in the Rock Hall’s Foster Theater on the 4th floor

FREE - Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. – Keynote Lecture by Ann Powers at Case Western Reserve University’s Wolstein Auditorium, 2103 Cornell Rd, Cleveland

TICKETED EVENT - Saturday, October 25 from 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. – Annual Music Masters Conference in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Foster Theater. 

TICKETED EVENT - Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. – Annual Music Masters Tribute Concert at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theatre 

Special program for students:

LIVE STREAM - Monday, October 20 at 1:00 p.m. – Classroom Conversations: Understanding the Everly Brothers’ Musical Legacy

The series is sponsored by ELS Studio.

In memory of Phil Everly, who passed away in January of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the 2014 Annual Music Masters will create awareness for the disease, which affects an estimated 24 million individuals in the United States. The progressive lung diseases include emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. Despite being the third leading cause of death in the United States, there is very little research funding for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD is a preventable and treatable disease but the lack of research, awareness and education has resulted in millions of unnecessary hospitalizations, complications and even deaths of patients. The COPD Foundation’s mission is to prevent and cure COPD and to improve the lives of all people affected by COPD. To make a contribution to the Phil Everly Memorial Fund, visit www.copdfoundation.org/PhilEverlyMemorial.aspx.

           

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s education department presents Rock and Roll Night School, a monthly series of educational, discussion-based evening classes offered free of charge from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The award-winning education department leads the classes, which are geared towards adults interested in gaining more knowledge about rock and roll history. The program explores the history of rock and roll from its roots to its current incarnations.

Special attention is given to the music’s impact on society, its reception by fans, and its most innovative practitioners. Each class includes a presentation, music and video clips, and group discussions.

Unless otherwise noted, RSVPs are not needed to attend Rock and Roll Night School. 

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