Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Presents: The State of Sound - A World of Music in Illinois

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From Muddy Waters and REO Speedwagon, to Chance the Rapper, the Land of Lincoln has produced some of the most highly celebrated music in rock history. This exhibit will showcase the achievements and contributions of Illinois’ finest in music.

View the Illinois musicians, legendary radio stations, and musical gear that have shaped the sonic history of Illinois and the world.  

This exhibit is written by award-winning author, documentary-producer and former Chicago Sun-Times Columnist and Critic, Dave Hoekstra. It is produced by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and hosted in the 3,000-square-foot Illinois Gallery.

Event Details

Apr 30 to Jan 23, 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm

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