Grand Rapids, MI – At a time when Eminem’s rap concert with the head of the head and cast national news and Kid Rocks name for the United States Senate, in America, the link between music and politics is unquestionable.
The story of this link will be explored at a new show that will be released in November by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Grand Rapids.
The exhibition “more than words: Power, Rock, and Politics” will arrive, and on November 7, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, it will be available to the public on February 11th.
“More than words,” says artists have utilized their craft as a platform for expressing their attitudes and shaping public opinion, “said Greg Harris, chairman and CEO of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
The screen displays videos, photographs, magazines and artefacts such as the 2002 Bono Super Bowl Jacket
Returns to the past and explores how artists realize their first supplementary right, provoke assumptions and beliefs, encourage thinking and change products.
Apart from the influence of music in the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnamese War and Gender Equality, the exhibition also shows other important moments and figures. Among the musicians Bob Dylan should be mentioned hip-hop artists from the 80’s and Pussy Riot, whose music serves as a way out for social activism in Russia.
“We are honoured to have the opportunity to work with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to bring these exhibitions to the region,” said the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, Elaine Didier.
Since visiting former Beatle George Harrison in the White House on the story of son Steve Ford, music Led Zeppelin played from the roof of the White House, rock music has a clear relationship with the Ford Presidency.
Netflix’s political drama is entertaining with another reference number in western Michigan. The exhibition will be open to the public during the “Ford after Five” event at 6:00 pm. November 7th. The exhibition will be included in regular museum entries.
For museum information or the presidential library accompanying it to Ann Arbour, visit fordlibrarymuseum.gov.