Lengthy Island Music & Leisure Corridor of Fame Rocks Open
There’s a brand new museum on Lengthy Island and it rocks! On Friday, November twenty fifth, the Lengthy Island Music & Leisure Corridor of Fame opened to the general public for the primary time.
Spanning two flooring, music followers and historical past buffs alike can discover memorabilia and artifacts loaned and donated by among the space’s greatest artists like Blue Oyster Cult, Neil Diamond, and The Ramones. Though the group was established in 2004 and has been inducting members since, this marks the primary bodily location for LIMEHOF.
“We’re thrilled our group has discovered a everlasting house in such an exquisite location” stated Ernie Canadeo, Chairman, LIMEHOF. “We’re excited to have the ability to share our world-class shows and distinctive memorabilia assortment that showcases Lengthy Island’s wealthy and various musical and leisure historical past in new and thrilling methods. We characteristic totally different and thrilling displays, shows, movies and training choices that make the middle a dynamic place for individuals to go to frequently.”
The primary ground of the museum gives guests an up shut take a look at a number of costumes worn by Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, Joan Jett’s first car- a 1983 XJ-S H.E. Jaguar, and Billy Joel’s Harley Davidson, which he’s been identified to drive across the North Shore.
In every single place you look there’s something to discover- from the partitions coated within the historical past of musicians that make up the Lengthy Island scene, to the classic live performance posters hanging overhead, to the decals on the ground with enjoyable factoids. The area is maximized for friends to soak in as a lot as they will.
Make a journey as much as the second ground the place you will see awards belonging to inductees, devices, and much more memorabilia. See a pair of signed Adidas sneakers from the groundbreaking hip hop group Run-DMC, letters from followers to iconic kids’s tv duo Carole and Paula of the Magic Backyard, and certainly one of tv, radio, and music star Perry Como’s Emmy awards. There are additionally screens enjoying historic performances, in addition to a separate theater with seating for screenings.
LIMEHOF encompasses the areas of Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and Kings (Brooklyn) Counties, with the aim to protect and have fun native musical heritage for future generations. So far, the group has inducted greater than 100 musicians, music trade executives, and venues which have helped form music as we all know it immediately. Not solely is the group seeking to honor the previous, but in addition to speculate sooner or later by providing instructional packages and scholarships, and awards to Lengthy Island college students and educators.
What You Must Know About Visiting the Lengthy Island Music & Leisure Corridor of Fame
The place is the Lengthy Island Music & Leisure Corridor of Fame positioned?
LIMEHOF is positioned at 97 Fundamental St. in Stony Brook.
When is the Lengthy Island Music & Leisure Corridor of Fame open?
Wednesday via Sunday from 12 to five pm.
How a lot are tickets to the Lengthy Island Music & Leisure Corridor of Fame?
Grownup $19.50, Seniors (65+) and Veterans $17.00, College students (w/ID) $15.00. Kids beneath 12 are free. Tickets might be bought on-line and on the door.
For extra info, go to LIMEHOF.org or observe them on Fb, Instagram, and YouTube.
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