Eligibility and Election into the

Illinois Rock & Roll Museum’s Hall of Fame



·      Nominations are done through surveys of the public at large via social media.

·      Screening will be done by committee to ensure that the nominations meet the criteria for eligibility and that the nominations are placed into the appropriate categories.  The screening committee will not make artistic or technical decisions.

·      Final voting is done by museum members



·         Must have been formed or started at least 25 years ago.

·         Must have a tie to Illinois such as but not limited to:

o   born in Illinois

o   started career in Illinois

o   based in Illinois

o   recorded in Illinois


·         Categories:

o   Band or solo artists

o   radio station

o   deejay

o   record store

o   recording studio

o   recording label

o   music store

o   songwriter

o   ballroom, club, or club owner/manager who has made a significant impact on the Illinois music scene.

·         Significant consideration includes:

o   size of touring region

o   number of recordings

o   longevity

o   and how the nomination’s contribution has enhanced music in Illinois

The Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 is not related to any other museums or "hall of fame" anywhere.

ill association of museums.jpg
LCA Logo_200dpi.jpg
will county logo.png
Illinois Historic Group Directory.jpg
Telephone:   815-927-1540
Email:  Hello@RoadToRock.org
Illinois Rock & Roll Museum
PO BOX 1251
Joliet, IL 60432
  • YouTube
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon

© Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66
Proud to Be in Joliet, Illinois