Celebrate Illinois Music at the 2nd Annual Illinois Rock & Roll Museum’s Hall of Fame
— Ron Romero-President and Founder
JOLIET, Illinois, USA, May 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Rock & Roll Museum of Illinois on Route 66 in Joliet will host the 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
After an extremely successful first event last year, the Illinois Rock and Roll Museum on Route 66 will hold its 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at the Rialto Square Theater in downtown Joliet.
“The event exceeded everyone’s expectations last year,” said Ron Romero, chairman of the museum’s board of trustees. “The live performances and personal appearances by those associated with Illinois’ rich musical history truly thrilled a packed house at Rialto.”
Artists slated to appear this year include REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame last year. Kevin returns to deliver a very special introduction and induction performance as a tribute to Gary Loizzo of American Breed and Pumpkin Studios. Styx’s Dennis DeYoung, Jim Peterik of Ides of March and formerly of Survivor and 38 Special Fame, New Colony Six and more are also set to appear.
Class of 2022 Hall of Fame Band or Solo Artist inductees include Styx, Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, Dan Fogelberg and the New Colony Six. Among the songwriters inducted are Dennis DeYoung and Jim Peterik. Legendary John Records Landecker will be inducted in the DJ category, pioneer WXRT-FM will be inducted in the Radio Station category, Gary Loizzo will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in the Recording Studio category and Mercury Records, founded in Chicago in 1945, will be inducted in the Record Label category. Hall of Fame inductees are selected by the total number of votes cast each year by the founding members of the Illinois Rock and Roll Museum on Route 66.
The event will take place at the Rialto Square Theater, 102 North Chicago Street in downtown Joliet. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. and the show will start at 5:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $68.50, $58.50 and $48.50. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster and links on the museum’s website at www.RoadToRock.org.
The Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 is committed to preserving the rich history and contributions of the musicians, performers and industry leaders who impacted the world of music and embodied the creative spirit of Illinois. We strive to inform, engage and inspire our visitors through exhibitions and programs that draw on a diversity of cultures, histories and musical influences. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. EIN 82-2293229. Contributions are deductible from income, gift and inheritance taxes.
For more information, visit www.RoadToRock.org.
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Illinois Rock & Roll Museum Hall of Fame Announcement