Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & SiriusXM celebrate Rock on TV exhibit with original MTV VJs
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is hosting a special event on September 5 in celebration of the Museum’s award-winning exhibit, Stay Tuned: Rock on TV.
Experience how television and rock & roll’s intersection changed popular culture forever and gave icons a new creative outlet. Hear from original MTV VJs Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn in a conversation moderated by Karen Herman, Vice President and Chief Curator for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Tickets to this after-hours event at the Rock Hall are $15. Fans will enjoy the live interview followed by a meet and greet opportunity with Goodman, Hunter, and Quinn in the Foster Theater on Thursday, September 5 at 7pm ET. Blackwood is joining by phone. Limited seating is available.
SiriusXM’s VOLUME (Ch.106), the channel devoted to the discussion and dissection of music, will broadcast the conversation in its entirety. In addition, highlights from the event will also be broadcast on SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8 (Ch. 8), which features the best 80s music plus programs hosted by original MTV VJs Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, and Alan Hunter along with 80s Trivia content from Martha Quinn, as well as on SiriusXM’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio (Ch. 310).
The Rock Hall’s multi-floor exhibition, Stay Tuned: Rock on TV, closes on Sept. 8. It’s the last chance for fans to view artifacts including the guitar John Lennon played during the first Beatles appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, Cyndi Lauper’s outfit from her “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” music video, Bob Marley’s iconic rasta hat from his “Is This Love” video, the jacket worn by The Buggles’ Geoff Downes in “Video Killed the Radio Star” – the first music video to air on MTV, the oversized hat worn by Tom Petty in the video for “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” the storyboards for Aha’s iconic “Take on Me” music video, and much more.
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Hear Stay Tuned: Rock on TV on SiriusXM Volume:
Friday, September 6th at 7 pm and 11 pm ET
Saturday, September 7th at 4 am and 2 pm ET
Sunday, September 8th at 5 am and 10 am ET