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Soundtrack of the 60’s: Berkeley Music Scene

October 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - January 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Berkeley Historical Society and Berkeley History Center, 1931 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
Soundtrack of the 60s

Exhibit at The Berkeley Historical Society  October 8, 2017 - April 1, 2018 While Berkeley did not have the large ballrooms of San Francisco, it had a variety of small clubs and medium sized venues that saw many legendary performances during the decade of the 1960s. The Fall 2017 exhibit of the Berkeley Historical Society will focus on these venues and the unique contribution of Berkeley musicians to 1960s music. The exhibit draws upon the extensive archives of Country Joe McDonald, as well as little known photographs from the Historical Society and several private collections. From small folk singer gatherings in private homes to public stages, Berkeley provided a rich milieu of opportunity for cross genre inspiration and creativity. Country Joe and the Fish, the Joy of Cooking and Creedence Clearwater Revival all had their start in Berkeley. A timeline of major national and international events will provide context for local musical developments. Other parts of the exhibit will focus on local recording studios, the Berkeley Folk Festival, the rock scene, rhythm and blues, the role of music in the protest movement and the career of Country Joe McDonald. Clothing and other artifacts of the period will also be on....

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The David Grisman Bluegrass Experience

January 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on January 7, 2018 at 6:00pm

Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
The David Grisman Bluegrass Experience

The David Grisman Bluegrass Experience Freight & Salvage January 6th (SOLD OUT) & January 7th Head on over to Freight & Salvage this Saturday for quite an experience, a Bluegrass experience that is with David Grisman, featuring Danny Barnes, Crying Uncle. All Music Guide hails the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience as, “Bluegrass as Bill Monroe intended it: standard instrumentation and song structures, high harmonies, and breakneck breakdowns.” Grisman returns to his bluegrass roots with his usual all-star lineup - Keith Little on banjo, Jim Nunally on guitar, Chad Manning on fiddle, and Sam Grisman on bass. They cover the classics - Carter Family, Stanley Brothers, Flatt & Scruggs, Charlie Poole - as well as the occasional dazzling original, like “Dawggy Mountain Breakdown.” More Band Info Get Tickets

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