Opening April 8. Rock n’ Roll at the MET

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Opening April 8. Rock n’ Roll at the MET

Ellen Easton has one word for this new exhibit opening at the MET –


Whether you were there to now remember Elvis, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Don Felder of The Eagles, Jimmy Page’s Led Zeplin,  Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Hendrix, Prince, Clapton and other icons of  Rock n’ Roll, love the music or will be newly introduced to the sounds of an era, do not miss the Met’s Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock n’ Roll interactive exhibit. 

Rarely Seen Guitars, Bass, Drum Kits, Keys, and Horns from More than 80 Renowned Musicians Celebrate the Unique Role of Instruments in Rock

Opening April 8. Rock n’ Roll at the MET

The first major exhibition in an art museum dedicated entirely to the iconic instruments of rock and roll will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 8, 2019.  Through more than 130 instruments dating from 1939 to 2017—played by artists such as Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Don Felder, Kim Gordon, Jimi Hendrix, James Hetfield, Wanda Jackson, Joan Jett, Lady Gaga, Steve Miller, Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Page, Kate Pierson, Elvis Presley, Prince, Keith Richards, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Eddie Van Halen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, St. Vincent, Tina Weymouth, Nancy Wilson, and others—Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll will explore one of the most influential artistic movements of the 20th century and the objects that made the music possible.

April 08 to October 01,2019 The MET Fifth Avenue, Floor 1, Gallery 199. Get the details.

Ellen Easton, author of Afternoon Tea~Tips, Terms and Traditions(RED WAGON PRESS), an afternoon tea authority, lifestyle and etiquette industry leader, keynote speaker and product spokesperson, is a hospitality, design, and retail consultant whose clients have included the Waldorf=Astoria, the Plaza and Bergdorf Goodman. Easton’s family traces their tea roots to the early 1800s, when ancestors first introduced tea plants from India and China to the Colony of Ceylon, thus building one of the largest and best cultivated teas estates on the island.

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