Photos courtesy of the Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame
Join this guided tour of the Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame and its first exhibit, “Long Island’s Legendary Club Scene – 1960’s-1980’s”
The tour includes:
- Billy Joel’s Harley Davidson Motorcycle
- Joan Jett’s first Jaguar sports car (previously displayed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
- A wide range of costumes and clothing worn by inductees in concert including Twisted Sister, Debbie Gibson and more
- Gold Records from many inductees, hand-written manuscripts of compositions by classical composers Morton Gould and Leo Kraft
- Musical instruments, rare photos/posters and artifacts used by inductees
About the event:
A guided tour of the Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame which has over 120 inductees from Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The first exhibit is “Long Island’s Legendary Club Scene – 1960’s-1980’s” which is designed to be “a club crawl” through Long Island’s legendary 60’s, 70’s and 80’s club scene. It features replicas of clubs, with videos of artists performing, ads, posters, instruments, and an exact replica of a typical 1970’s stage, with vintage equipment and sound system.
There is also a permanent “Hall of Fame” with plaques and exhibits recognizing over 120 inductees, as well as areas for a library, classrooms for educational programs and master classes, a surround -sound theater and a gift shop with music and entertainment themed memorabilia.
There are a wide range of compelling visual elements and rare artifacts on display throughout the building. Inducted artists who have donated their memorabilia include Billy Joel, Joan Jett, Debbie Gibson, Blue Öyster Cult, Twisted Sister, and families and estates of Harry Chapin, Guy Lombardo, John Coltrane, and so many more. Donations include various musical instruments, performance outfits, rare posters and photos, handwritten lyrics, and much more.
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