Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Celebrating 40 Years Of Ramones

A panel discussion moderated by Scott Goldman featuring Linda Ramone And Mickey Leigh, Billy Idol, Seymour Stein, Shepard Fairey, Monte A. Melnick, And Ed Stasium

On opening night of its latest exhibit, Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk, the GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to present a special evening program featuring a panel discussion that will explore the Ramones' influence on punk since the release of their debut album 40 years ago. The panel will feature Linda Ramone, Johnny Ramone’s wife, philanthropist, and Mickey Leigh, musician, author, Ramones stage manager 1974-76; British pop/punk icon Billy Idol; Seymour Stein, Vice President of Warner Bros. Records and a co-founder of Sire Records, the label that signed the Ramones to their first record deal; artist Shepard Fairey; Monte A. Melnick, longtime tour manager for the Ramones; and producer/engineer Ed Stasium. Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk is organized by the GRAMMY Museum and Queens Museum, in collaboration with Ramones Productions Inc., JAM Inc., and Silent Partner Management. The exhibit is co-curated by Queens Museum guest curator Marc H. Miller and Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum. Delta is proud to be the official airline of both the GRAMMY Museum and the Queens Museum. Prior to the panel discussion, guests will have the opportunity to tour the exhibit from 6 to 7:30 p.m.