EXHIBIT AT A GLANCE

  • Play a variety of real instruments like electric guitars, synthesizers, drums & more

  • Enjoy a historic overview of the history of rock throughout the ages.

  • Starting at 5,000 square feet

  • 2 53’ dry van shipment

Get some Rock 'n' Roll pumping through your veins!

ABOUT ROCK U: THE INSTITUTE OF ROCK 'N' ROLL

Rock U takes interactivity...and cranks it up to eleven, featuring stations and displays you won’t find anywhere else. Your guests can find their inner rock star with electric guitars, drums and percussion they can actually play!

  • Unique photo opportunities

  • Rock and radio history

  • Original Rock photography

  • Fun, challenging interactives

  • ...and much more.

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We are very excited to partner with Stage Nine for the fourth time and bring the Our Rock U Industry partners highly entertaining and educational “Rock U” to Redding for the summer of 2016. Our members are eagerly awaiting this hands-on, family friendly opportunity and we know, as with the other Stage Nine exhibitions we have hosted, it will attract new guests to our museum.
— Julia Pennington Cronon, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Exhibit Features:

*Interactive

ROCK U TOWER *
The centerpiece of Rock U with percussion instruments surrounding its base

BRITISH INVASION CABINET *
Learn about the British Invasion and its influence on American music and pop culture

CAN YOU FEEL IT?/ELECTRONICA *
Try out a variety of bizarre and unusual instruments like a theramin or create your own jam using an array of tablets

HOW WE LISTEN *
See all of the different ways we’ve listened to music over the past 50 years

MUSIC TRIVIA
Can you answer questions about classic rock, iconic bands, and old school rock ‘n’ roll?

ROCK THROUGH THE DECADES *
Listen to popular music from each decade of rock starting at the 1950s

ICONIC ITEMS *
Check out a collection of rock memorabilia from some of the most memorable rock n roll artists

ROCK PHOTOGRAPHY
A collection of historic photographs from notable photographers

CONCERT EXPERIENCE
Showcases concerts and famous moments in rock concert history

DJ EXPERIENCE *
Take over the DJ booth and get the whole dance floor rocking! Don’t forget to add lighting effects!

BIG SPEAKER PHOTO OP
Strike a classic rock pose in front of our big speakers!

CREATE YOUR OWN ROCK POSTER *
A big hit with the younger crowds

RECORD WAVE
A one-of-a-kind artistic sculpture created from vinyl records.

FOUNDERS OF ROCK
Learn about the founders of rock and roll and their contributions to the genre

SURFIN’ USA
Learn about surf rock and its impact on early rock genres

YAMAHA ELECTRONIC DRUM KITS *
Try and keep a beat on state of the art electronic drum kits

THE BIG PIANO EXPERIENCE *
Try out our larger than life walk-on piano

ENTRY SIGN DISPLAY
Artistic back-lit sign at the exhibit entrance designed to capture the imagination and attention of guests

ONE HIT WONDERS *
Remember those classic rock tunes created by mostly unknown artists of yesteryear

SONGS ABOUT PLACES *
Learn about the hidden places some rock songs were written about

SPEAKER WALL *
See how different types of speakers influence the sound of music in this interactive demonstration

GUITAR STATION *
Grab a guitar and live your inner rock star dreams

TABLET BAND *
The future of music is... on a tablet? Create your own rock band and play all day!