Tower of Power Set To Headline Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Benefit… Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will host the 10th annual “It’s Only Rock and Roll” Spring Benefit on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 8 p.m. The much anticipated event will take place at the historic Public Hall at the Cleveland Convention Center. Balcony tickets are $20 and are on at rockhall.com or at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Box Office. This event is sponsored by PNC, Republic Steel and Horseshoe Casino.
The 10th annual museum benefit will be headlined by the legendary group Tower of Power with additional performances by WAR, and soul sounds of the 1960s group Wesley Bright &The Hi-Lites. This show will beg the question: “What is Hip?” and Tower of Power will deliver the goods. It promises to be one of the coolest concerts of the year, so buy your tickets before you miss out on all the fun.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “It’s Only Rock and Roll” Benefit proceeds support the Museum’s award-winning educational activities, which explore the impact that modern music has had on our culture, politics and society, and reaches 50,000 students and educators on site and at great distances each year.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s education programs have become one of the most celebrated and award-winning, emanating from any fine arts museum in the nation. More than 25,000 Northeast Ohio students and teachers are reached annually through the popular “Rockin’ the Schools” program. Nearly 50,000 students in more than 40 states as well as France, Australia, Canada, England, Guatemala, and Mexico have experienced “On the Road”, the Rock Hall’s distance learning program. Now in its 12th year, the Museum’s Toddler Rock program has served more than 5,000 at-risk three to five year-olds in Cleveland. On Wednesday evenings each month the Museum hosts free educational programs for adults including “From Songwriters to Soundman: The People Behind the Hits”, “Rock and Roll Night School” and “Teachers Rock” for area educators. For more information on the Museum’s FREE educational programming, please visit www.rockhall.com/education.