Gayle Wald Author Series at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Author Series: Gayle Wald

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join us at 7 p.m. in the Foster Theater for a special Rock Week Author Series

The Rock Hall’s Author Series will spotlight Gayle Wald as she discusses her book Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Gayle Wald will give a presentation featuring video, audio, and images focusing on Rosetta Tharpe's life and career, followed by an interview with Senior Director of Library & Archives, Andy Leach, that will highlight Rosetta's legacy and importance. The event will conclude with an audience Q&A and book signing. Wald’s book will be available for purchase in the Rock Hall’s FYE store.

The program kicks off at 7 P.M. in the Foster Theater and is free with RSVP: Sign up to attend


During ROCK WEEK (April 7 – April 15) the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has updated security guidelines for guests to ensure the best possible Museum experience, including metal detectors and bag checks upon entry.  

All bags, purses, backpacks, suitcases, or any other container will be checked.  Prohibited items at the Rock Hall include, but are not limited to:
• fire arms and ammunition
• explosives
• pocket knives (longer than 2 inches)
• flammables/combustibles (i.e., gun powder, liquid fuels)
• coolers (unless they contain medical supplies)
• Any item that can’t be inspected

For a complete list of ROCK WEEK events, visit