Tuesday, May 31, 2011

FREE Hard Rock Memorabilia Tour comes to Downtown Detroit 5/31 ONLY

Madonna's "Like a Virgin" wedding dress and Ace Frehley's outfit from KISS' 'Alive' tour will be part of the fun.
Hard Rock’s 40th Anniversary Memorabilia Tour makes a pit stop in Detroit today 5/31

 From unique clothes and lyrics, to historic instruments and rare personal items, fans will have the chance to see the 40 most iconic pieces of music memorabilia from the Hard Rock collection and will tour some of the most memorable years in rock history.

Some of the pieces include:

- Eric Clapton: Hard Rock’s first piece of memorabilia, Clapton’s guitar.

- Steven Tyler of Aerosmith: Striped outfit and scarf-covered microphone stand used by Steven during - Aerosmith’s Back in the Saddle tour in 1984

- Madonna: Wedding dress worn on the cover of her “Like a Virgin” album and during her performance at the 1st MTV Video Music Awards in 1984

- John Lennon: Jacket worn on the cover of Rubber Soul and handwritten lyrics to “Imagine”

- Ray Charles: Braille Playboy Magazine

- Marvin Gaye: Address book

Set-up began at 9 a.m. and runs until noon. The 80-foot double-wide semi-truck trailer will then be open to the public from 12 - 6 p.m. tonight. It is located on Monroe St. just outside of Hard Rock Café Detroit. The tour is free and open to the public.

Detroit Hard Rock Cafe
45 Monroe, Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 964-7625


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