Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution

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History & Genealogy, Music

Program Description

Event Details

Get ready to rock! Dive into the life and times of Bill Graham, the legendary music impresario behind the biggest names in rock & roll—including the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, and the Rolling Stones. This interactive virtual presentation of our exhibition tells the thrilling story of how a child refugee from Nazi Germany became one of the most influential concert promoters of all time. Explore psychedelic posters, oral history audio clips, and rare backstage photographs with a New-York Historical docent.

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Image Credits:

Ken Friedman
Bill Graham between takes during the filming of “A ’60s Reunion with Bill Graham: A Night at the Fillmore,” Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, 1986
Courtesy of Ken Friedman