September 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Museum
999 Main St
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Rick Bellaire

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A One Hour Guided Tour of the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Museum. Enjoy 200 years of Rhode Island’s rich and diverse musical heritage with RIMHOF Archivist Rick Bellaire.

Enjoy a guided tour through the museum’s four dozen life-size exhibits spanning two centuries of Rhode Island music history with RIMHOF archivist Rick Bellaire. The country’s smallest state has produced some of its biggest stars with music encompassing every style and genre in modern times. Learn about:

– The Newport band whose career was the inspiration for “The Partridge Family”
– The Olneyville trumpet player whom Louis Armstrong proclaimed the great of the all
– The Fox Point composer who gave us America’s best-loved patriotic anthems
– The Providence opera diva who was the first African-American to perform at Carnegie Hall and dozens of other musical greats!