Class of 2018 Exhibit
now open - level 3
The exhibit highlights this year’s class and their impact on music history by showcasing many iconic items that span the careers of these legends. Items featured in the exhibit represent all of the new Inductees, including Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
The Class of 2018 will remain in the new Inductee exhibit space and be on display through March of 2019.
Sample artifacts include:
- Nina Simone costume cape
- Handwritten Bon Jovi lyrics including "Runaway," "Livin' on a Prayer" and "It's My Life"
- Assorted Bon Jovi band instruments
Moody Blues Graeme Edge kick drum
Moody Blues Mike Pinder Mellotron
The Cars various outerwear pieces including iconic sweaters and jackets
Ben Orr bass guitar
Dire Straits Alan Clark accordion