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Michael Jackson weekend at Rock & Roll Museum

Michael Jackson first performed at the Apollo at

Michael Jackson first performed at the Apollo at its Amateur Night with his brothers in the late 1960s. They won, and their career as the Jackson Five was launched. Credit: AP, 2005

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is planning a special weekend of celebrations tributing two-time inductee Michael Jackson June 25-27.

Beginning Friday, June 25, visitors can see footage of the Jackson 5's induction ceremony in 1997 and "The King of Pop's" solo induction from 2001.

On Saturday, a DJ will spin Michael Jackson songs beginning at 10 a.m., with plans for dancing demonstrations and contests for prizes. The day culminates with a 6-9 p.m. outdoor dance party, weather permitting.

Sunday, the Rock Hall's annual Rock and Soul festival will feature a live tribute performance to Jackson from singer Angie Stone.

Two-day passes to the event (good for Saturday-Sunday) are $25 in advance via Ticketmaster or by phone, 800-745-3000 (code: MOONWALK).

 

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