Stones Honored at Rock Hall in October
The Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction exhibition has been at Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum since May and won’t close until next March. Now, in association with Case Western Reserve University, the Rock Hall has added It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like It): The Music of The Rolling Stones, a week-long celebration of the band in October, as its 18th Annual Music Masters Series.
The series gets underway October 21st, and will feature interviews, panels, films and educational programs throughout the week, including a keynote lecture at Case Western. The closing day, October 26th, will feature a conference at the Rock Hall on the Stones’ impact on popular music plus a tribute concert by Stones touring and associated musicians at Playhouse Square’s State Theater in Cleveland.
The Rock Hall has announced a preliminary lineup of the musicians taking part, with additional artists and a schedule of events to be announced in the coming weeks. Already announced are:
•Longtime Stones touring musicians Lisa Fischer, Bernard Fowler and Bobby Keys
•Past Stones touring musicians Ian McLagan, Trevor Lawrence and Steve Madaio
•Steve Jordan, Waddy Wachtel and Ivan Neville of Keith Richards’ X-pensive Winos
•Bassist Willie Weeks, who has played live with The New Barbarians, on Ronnie Wood solo albums and on The Stones’ “It’s Only Rock and Roll.”