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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
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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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Charles Wheal Band at Jupiter

January 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Jupiter, 2181 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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charles wheal

Charles Wheal Band Jupiter January 13th Swing by Jupiters on Saturday (1/13) for some awesome tunes to accompany your beer with Charles Wheal & his band as they play some of the highest quality traditional jazz-influenced blues and roots music on the scene today. In his live performances as well as his recordings, the authentic arrangements are delivered by seasoned performers, with passion and flawless musicianship. A frequent player in Downtown Berkeley and one not to miss! More Band Info

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