You, too, can be a Rock ’n’ Rolling Stone

EVER felt your inner rock god just missed its chance to thrive?

Like maybe your post-punk-hardcore-metal-prog-rock band could have really gone places, other than your mum’s garage?

Well, you might not have made it to the cover of Rolling Stone, but this weekend is your opportunity to let loose and imagine what could have been.

Albury Library Museum’s latest exhibition is Rolling Stone: The Covers, featuring 200 of the music and pop-culture magazine’s most famous covers.

To mark the official exhibition opening this Saturday, you’re all invited to come down dressed as your favourite rock star.

Or perhaps you can find something to wear from the era or genre you most love.

The best dressed couple will win two tickets to the Jimmy Barnes concert at the Kinross Woolshed.

The couple will be able to roll up that very night, chauffeured in a limousine to the gig from the exhibition.

Exhibition co-ordinator Jules Boag said the show featured some of the magazine’s most memorable covers, including his personal favourite — the Annie Leibovitz photograph of a naked John Lennon with Yoko Ono, taken just days before Lennon was assassinated.

“The magazine always hired a really high calibre of photographers,” Mr Boag said.

“It wasn’t afraid to touch on some of the more out-there topics that weren’t talked about that much before — like drugs and sex and music.

“And that really reflected the change that was happening in the world.”

Rolling Stone: The Covers opens this Saturday from 5.30pm.

Entry is free and Border band Deja Groove will give a performance.

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