Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Celebrates 25 Years with Two October Concerts in NYC - Eric Clapton To Appear

[Updated with additional ticket information] On Wednesday July 22, 2009, Jann Wenner (Founder of Rolling Stone and Chairman, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation) hosted a morning press conference in New York City. Held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annex in Soho, it was to announce two concerts on October 29th and 30th at Madison Square Garden to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Performing on the 29th will be Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Simon & Garfunkel, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Friends, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder. Eric Clapton will be performing on Friday October 30th along with Aretha Franklin, Metallica and U2. The shows will be packed with guest stars and unique collaborations designed to tell the story of rock and roll. American Express Cardmembers have access to advance tickets starting 9 a.m. on Monday, July 27th. Tickets will be on sale to the general public beginning Monday, August 3rd at 9 a.m. All proceeds raised will go towards creating a permanent endowment for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation and Museum. The Rock and Roll of Fame Foundation and Museum's 25th anniversary celebration will also extend beyond the concerts, with both a book and a deluxe nine-DVD boxed set of highlights from past induction ceremonies to be released this year. For the complete press release and additional details,...

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