Hard Rock Cafe's 40th Annivesary Memorabilia Tour Heads to Atlanta on August 4th

July 26,2011

On Thursday, August 4, 2011, Hard Rock’s 40th Anniversary Memorabilia Tour, featuring memorabilia from the world’s greatest rock legends and icons, will head to Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta! Fans will have the chance to experience rock history with Hard Rock’s 40th Anniversary Memorabilia Tour, honoring the lives and legends of rock’s greatest, like Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley and John Lennon, as well as today’s hottest artists, including
Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg and Katy Perry, and many more. From unique clothes and lyrics, to historic instruments and rare personal items, Hard Rock has chosen the top 40 most iconic pieces of music memorabilia from its collection and will take guests through some of the most memorable years in rock history.

Fans will be able to relive some of music history’s most memorable moments and experience some of Hard Rock’s authentic and prized memorabilia. Items from legendary artists on display include Buddy Holly’s signature glasses; Michael Jackson’s unforgettable jacket worn in the video for “Beat It”; the
wedding dress worn by Madonna on the cover of her controversial “Like a Virgin” album; Jimi Hendrix’s custom Flying V; Ray Charles’ Braille Playboy Magazine; Johnny Cash’s handmade Grammer guitar and much more. Memorabilia from today’s top contemporary artists will also be on tour, from the dress worn by Katy Perry when she famously dove on a birthday cake; and a feathered jacket worn by Brandon Flowers of The Killers; to Justin Bieber’s skateboard; and a coat worn by Snoop Dogg in the movie “Starsky & Hutch.”

Hard Rock’s memorabilia team scoured its vault and searched Hard Rock Cafes and Hotels worldwide to find the best pieces, and with more than 73,000 items in the collection, it was an extremely difficult task. With so many unique items to choose from, Hard Rock took to its Facebook page and asked fans
to vote on the final items included on the tour. Pieces from AC/DC, KISS, Slash and Kurt Cobain are just a few of the items that won over the hearts of Hard Rock fans worldwide and found a place on this historic tour.