Rock Hall of Fame
ROCK & Roll HALL OF FAME CELEBRATES RUSH FAN DAY JANUARY 19th
New Exhibit and Book Signing with Geddy Lee
Hall of Fame Series Interview with Geddy Lee, Hosted by Bandmate Alex Lifeson
Tickets Available at Ticketing.rockhall.com
CLEVELAND (January 9, 2019) – The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame welcomes 2013 Inductees Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush for a Fan Day on Saturday, January 19 at the Museum. Having played the bass guitar for over four decades, Lee has spent years collecting hundreds of vintage bass guitars. The sizeable collection turned into the impetus behind Lee’s new book, Geddy Lee’s Big Book of Beautiful Bass, and the Rock Hall’s Rush Fan Day, which features a new exhibit of Lee’s basses, a Hall of Fame Series interview with Lee hosted by bandmate Alex Lifeson, a book signing with Lee, and a rebroadcast of Rush’s Hall of Fame Induction.
Tickets are $100 for Rock Hall members and $125 for non-members and will be available at ticketing.rockhall.com. Tickets go on sale to Rock Hall members at 10 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 10, and non-members at 10 a.m. EST on Friday, January 11. There is a 2-ticket limit per transaction. Each ticket includes a copy of Lee’s new book, access to the Hall of Fame interview and book signing, a commemorative credential, and access to the Rock Hall’s exhibits, including the new Geddy Lee bass guitar exhibit.
Rush FAN DAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, 1100 Rock & Roll Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44114
12:00 p.m. EST – Hall of Fame Series Interview with Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson
Fans can join Geddy Lee for a Hall of Fame Series interview hosted by bandmate Alex Lifeson on the Klipsch Audio main stage as they discuss Lee’s bass collection and Rush’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The interview will also be live streamed on the Rock Hall’s Facebook page where fans can submit questions directly during the Q&A. Fans can also hear the complete interview on several SiriusXM channels throughout January including Classic Rewind, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio and Volume, and anytime on SiriusXM On Demand.
1:00 p.m. EST – Exclusive Book Signing with Geddy Lee
Available to event ticket holders only, tickets for Rush Fan Day include a copy of Lee’s new book, Geddy Lee’s Big Book of Beautiful Bass, and access to an exclusive book signing with Lee only. The 408-page, coffee table-style book documents the history and characteristics of Lee’s basses from 1968 to 2017, including mainstream Fenders, Gibsons and Rickenbackers to more obscure and lesser-known treasure in his collection. It features interviews from other musicians, including Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones, U2’s Adam Clayton, Metallica’s Robert Trujillo, Primus’ Les Claypool and Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, and includes a graphic timeline of the bass guitar.
All Day – New Geddy Lee Bass Guitar Exhibit
The Rock Hall’s Shine a Light exhibit will showcase some of Lee’s globe-spanning bass guitars and the stories behind them.
All Day – Rush Induction Footage from the Vault
As a special addition, Rush Induction footage from the Rock Hall’s vault will be shown throughout the day in the Museum’s Forest City Theater.
Rush formed in high school, honing their skills at local school dances and on the local bar circuit. Following Geddy Lee Fan Day, future rock stars take the stage at the 23rd Annual Tri-C High School Rock Off powered by PNC. The first of three performance rounds take place Saturday, January 19 featuring incredibly talented young artists. The performance rounds take place at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, all leading up to The Final Exam on Saturday, Feb. 16 where the 2019 “Best Band in The Land” will be awarded by music and entertainment industry judges. Tickets for the qualifying performance rounds are only $10 and includes admission to the Rock Hall Exhibits the night of the event. Tickets are available the at the Rock Hall box office on Rock Off performance days while supplies last. For more info visit rockhall.com/rockoff.
Holiday Ball Dec. 1st 🎸Eat. Drink. Be Merry – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Rock the night away at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Holiday Ball! Tickets include an exclusive dinner menu courtesy of Cleveland chef Rocco Whalen, a rock ‘n’ soul holiday hits performance by Grammy Award Winner Mike Farris, and more fun and festive holiday activities including special holiday-themed Stories of Rock inside select exhibits.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame gets into the spirit with its first-ever holiday ball on December 1, ’tis the season to rock out and spread the joy. Bring friends to the Museum for rock ‘n’ soul holiday hits with Grammy Award Winner Mike Farris and an opening performance by The Voice’s Adam Wakefield. Eat, drink and be merry with an exclusive holiday dinner menu courtesy of Cleveland celebrity chef Rocco Whalen and holiday activities such as photos and special holiday-themed Stories of Rock inside select exhibits.
Dress code: Rock and Roll Chic
Tickets are $75 in advance / $95 at the door (subject to availability). Admission includes dinner (vegetarian & vegan options available), two drinks, dessert, live music, museum admission, and a shuttle ride to and from the Great Lakes Science Center parking garage. The garage will stay open until midnight. Tickets on sale Thursday, November 1 at 10 a.m. EST at ticketing.rockhall.com. Corporations or groups can also purchase tickets at a special rate by calling (216) 515-1228.