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Working in the Education Department at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has its perks. For example, I have access to some of the best experts in the field, whether they are academics, journalists or musicians themselves ...Categories: Education
A few weeks ago, local NPR station Ideastream®’s reporter Michelle Kanu visited the Rock Hall to sit-in on a couple of our popular Rockin’ the Schools classes. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, Rockin’ the Schools brings approximately twenty thousand ...Categories: Education
Over the past few weeks I have traveled to New Orleans several times and had the chance to see Dr. John perform live at Lafayette Square, play with the band Widespread Panic, and even sit next to him as he ...Categories: American Music Masters, Inductee, Education
One of my favorite New Orleans words is "lagniappe." Pronounced "lan-yap," it means something extra, a bonus. It can also be defined as an unexpected gift.Categories: American Music Masters, Inductee, Education, Event
The road to rock superstardom is not an easy one. To “make it big” takes talent, tenacity, and a certain amount of good fortune. It also takes financial savvy. Unfortunately, the cautionary tales in the music industry are many. When ...Categories:
Rock Hall’s Education Coordinator Beams to France Via Distance Learning
I've never been to France. I’ve always wanted to visit (the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe – who wouldn’t?) Last Thursday I got my ...Categories: Education
The American Music Masters tribute to Janis Joplin, Kozmic Blues: The Life and Music of Janis Joplin, culminated Saturday night with a tribute concert at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theater. The concert ended with Bobby Wood’s terrific house band playing ...Categories: American Music Masters, Event
American Music Masters is in full swing. Last night our signature Hall of Fame Series featured Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Jorma Kaukonen – a founding member of two legendary bands, the Hall of Fame Inducted Jefferson Airplane, and ...Categories: Inductee