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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Hall and Oates for Spring Benefit

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is pleased to announce that 2014 Inductees Daryl Hall and John Oates will be performing live at the 11th annual “It’s Only Rock and Roll Spring Benefit” to be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in Public Hall at the Cleveland Convention Center. The event is sponsored by PNC.

Tickets will go on sale to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Members on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with ticket sales to the general public befinning on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Reserved balcony seats are $25.00 and $20.00.

There are also a limited number of VIP Benefit Donor Packages available that include dinner and floor seating. The VIP Benefit Donor Packages are partially tax deductable. For more information on table packages or individual floor tickets, please email

All ticket sales benefit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's nationally acclaimed educational programs.

About Daryl Hall and John Oates

Starting out as two devoted disciples of earlier soul greats, Daryl Hall & John Oates are soul survivors in their own right. They have become such musical influences on some of today’s popular artists that the September 2006 cover of Spin Magazine’s headline read: “Why Hall and Oates are the New Velvet Underground.” Their artistic fan base includes Rob Thomas, John Mayer, Brandon Flowers of the Killers, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie and MTV’s newest hipsters Gym Class Heroes who dubbed their tour “Daryl Hall for President Tour 2007.” One of the most sampled artists today, their impact can be heard everywhere from boy band harmonies, to neo-soul to rap-rock fusion.

About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s Education Programs

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s It’s Only Rock and Roll Benefit proceeds support the Museum's award-winning educational programming, which explores the impact that modern music has had on our culture, politics and society. Educational exhibits reach more than 400,000 visitors and programs reach more than 50,000 students and educators each year.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s education programs have become one of the most celebrated and award-winning emanating from any fine arts museum in the nation. More than 25,000 Northeast Ohio students and teachers are reached annually through the popular Rockin' the Schools program. More than 25,000 students in more than 40 states as well as France, Australia, Canada, England, Guatemala, and Mexico have experienced On the Road, the Rock Hall's distance learning program. Now in its 11th year, the Museum's Toddler Rock program has served more than 4,000 at-risk three to five year-olds in Cleveland. On Wednesday evenings each month the Museum hosts free educational programs for adults including From Songwriters to Soundman: The People Behind the Hits, Rock and Roll Night School and Teachers Rock for area educators. For more information on the Museum's FREE educational programming, please visit

About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is the nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as its educational activities.

The Museum is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Wednesdays (and Saturdays through Labor Day), the Museum is open until 9 p.m. Museum admission is $22 for adults, $18 for adult residents of Greater Cleveland, $17 for seniors (65+), $13 for youth (9-12), children under 8 are free. A 6% Admission Tax that goes to support Cleveland Metropolitan Schools is added to each ticket at purchase. Museum Members are always free, for information or to join the membership program call 216. 515.8425. For general inquiries, please call 216.781.ROCK (7625) or visit The Ohio Arts Council supports the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Museum is also generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.