|By PR Newswire||
|April 23, 2014 06:40 AM EDT||
CLEVELAND, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled the Top 10 music festival performances of all-time. This March, fans around the world were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite moments from a list of 20. The fan-curated Top 10 rock festival moments will be presented in a video montage at the entrance of the museum's featured exhibit Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience, which will open on Friday, April 25, 2014.
The Top 10 music festival performances of all-time are:
1 - Jimi Hendrix Experience | Monterey International Pop Music Festival (1967)
A legendary debut as the most incendiary group in rock and roll.
2 - Big Brother and the Holding Company | Monterey International Pop Music Festival (1967)
Power, energy and an awe-struck crowd: meet Janis Joplin.
3 - Queen | Live Aid (1985)
Stealing the show at arguably the greatest live concert ever staged.
4 - Santana | Woodstock Music & Art Fair (1969)
A singular performance that introduced a new sound to rock music.
5 - Bob Dylan | Newport Folk Festival (1965)
Three songs that changed the course of popular music forever.
6 - Otis Redding | Monterey International Pop Music Festival (1967)
A breakthrough performance in the truest sense.
7 - Nine Inch Nails | Woodstock Music & Art Fair (1994)
Catapulted to mainstream with mud, industrial music and a truly mesmerizing moment.
8 - Sly and the Family Stone | Woodstock Music & Art Fair (1969)
Channeling the Woodstock spirit and rewriting the book on performance.
9 - U2 | Live Aid (1985)
An artist creates intimacy in the least intimate circumstances and makes an indelible connection.
10 - Muddy Waters | Newport Jazz Festival (1960)
How the blues was masterfully delivered to a new audience.
Spanning two floors of the Museum, the exhibit will surround visitors with the sights and sounds of a rock festival to evoke the experience in a visceral way, utilizing video of the iconic festivals of the past (Newport, Monterey, Woodstock, Wattstax and more) and the vibrant, constantly evolving events of the present (Coachella, Bonnaroo, Glastonbury and more), with an emphasis on establishing a "you are there" environment. Several floor to ceiling photographs of festival fans will invite visitors to examine and interpret the fan experience and become a part of the crowd. Ambient sounds will fill the space: weather, bands tuning up, people talking, radio ads and news reports. Visitors will connect with the intangible elements inherent in the festival experience – identifying with a community, participating in a social event and being part of the creative process.
As fans around the world experience this year's biggest festivals firsthand and share tagged images of the vibrant and diverse sights that surround them, the Rock Hall will capture and present those moments via large monitors on the fourth floor of the Museum near the entrance of the exhibit.
The first level of the exhibit will take visitors through a fast-paced history of popular music festivals with large photographs, artifacts and short documentary films.
- Birth of the Modern Festival (From Spirituals to Swing, the Newport Festivals)
- Youth Quake (Monterey Pop, Woodstock, Isle of Wight)
- Festivals with a Purpose (Live Aid, Wattstax, Soul to Soul)
- Europe (Glastonbury, Roskilde, Pink Pop)
- Modern Destination Festival (Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Coachella)
- Electronic Dance Music (Electric Daisy Carnival, Tomorrowland, Creamfields)
The second level of the exhibit will present an immersive experience designed to place the visitor squarely into the festival experience. The space will represent a performance tent at a festival and visitors will encounter a 20 minute film representing a fast moving day at a festival told through a cinematic mash-up of performances, sights, sounds, words and communal energy of iconic music festivals from the past seven decades. The main screen will be complimented with synchronized images and lighting that will evoke the feeling of day turning into night.
The Common Ground exhibit will close on January 31, 2015.
About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is the nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as its educational activities. For more information, visit rockhall.com.
SOURCE Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
"Avere Systems is a hybrid cloud solution provider. We have customers that want to use cloud storage and we have customers that want to take advantage of cloud compute," explained Rebecca Thompson, VP of Marketing at Avere Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 24, 2016 07:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,908
Large scale deployments present unique planning challenges, system commissioning hurdles between IT and OT and demand careful system hand-off orchestration. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Smith, Senior Director and a founding member of Incenergy, will discuss some of the key tactics to ensure delivery success based on his experience of the last two years deploying Industrial IoT systems across four continents.
Jul. 24, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,407
Ovum, a leading technology analyst firm, has published an in-depth report, Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a DevOps Release Management Solution, 2016–17. The report focuses on the automation aspects of DevOps, Release Management and compares solutions from the leading vendors.
Jul. 24, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,590
Jul. 24, 2016 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,083
Jul. 24, 2016 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,358
Jul. 24, 2016 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,727
Jul. 24, 2016 05:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,287
Jul. 24, 2016 05:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,428
Jul. 24, 2016 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,968
Jul. 24, 2016 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,864
Jul. 24, 2016 04:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,497
Jul. 24, 2016 04:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,919
Jul. 24, 2016 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,799
Jul. 24, 2016 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,137
Jul. 24, 2016 02:45 AM EDT Reads: 906