Visitors Can Play Instruments at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inside the Interactive Exhibit Garage

What's Going On?

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:30pm

Come Rock with us!

There's always something going on at the Rock Hall! From Live Music and Trivia Contests to one-on-one beginner music lessons, all included with your admission! Be sure to also check our Theater Schedule to find out what is showing during your visit.

All programs below are FREE with Museum admission and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Live Music

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Groove inside and out of the Rock Hall. We're featuring talented musicians on our stages and in The Garage

Performances on the Rock Hall Live! and Klipsch Stages are completely FREE!

Performances in The Garage require museum admission.


1:30pm, The Garage (Level 2)

Sing along with the Rock Hall’s jam band, The Mechanics, to some of the most iconic (and singable) Rock Hall Inductee songs!

Stories of Rock

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Stop by a Stories of Rock presentation, held by our Rock Hall experts. Learn about your favorite sounds and artists in our exhibits, or even compete to win a prize during one of our pop up game shows.


11:00am, Shine A Light (Level 0)

Think you know about our lastest Nominees? Stop by our Rock Hall trivia show and prove it! Prizes will be awarded to winners!


12:30pm, All-Access Cafe (Level 1)

Who was the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? When did The Beatles invade America? Who played at both the original Woodstock Festival and the 25th Anniversary in 1994?

If you answered one or all of these questions correctly, you could have a shot at competing in our game show in front of your friends and family! Head up to the Klipsch Stage inside the Rock Hall on Level 1 and ask any of our Crew Members how you can compete. Prizes will be awarded to winners!

András Simonyi: Rocking Toward a Free World

2:00pm, Foster Theater (Level 4)

From renowned diplomat and musician András Simonyi -- whom Stephen Colbert calls "the only ambassador I know who can shred a mean guitar!" -- comes a timely and revealing memoir about growing up behind the Iron Curtain and longing for freedom while chasing the great power of rock and roll.

Instrument Lessons

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Every day in The Garage (Level 2), you can pick up an instrument, crank up the volume and make your own music in the museum. On select days, you can stop by for a FREE one-on-one beginner lesson session on many of the instruments featured in the Garage. The best part? We'll lug all of the gear!

Today's Schedule:

12:00Pm: Drums

Drum Studio

2:00Pm: Drums

Drum Studio

3:30Pm: Drums

Drum Studio