Thursday, April 29, 2010

San Francisco 1960s Rock: The Psychedelic Era presented by Richie Unterberger

On Saturday, May 1 from 2pm-4pm, rock music historian and author Richie Unterberger will show rare film clips by San Francisco Bay Area folk-rock and psychedelic rock performers from the mid-1960s through the early 1970s, in the Koret Auditorium of the San Francisco Public Library. Included will be footage by Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother & the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, Santana, Moby Grape, Country Joe & the Fish, Sly & the Family Stone, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Grateful Dead, the Beau Brummels, and the Youngbloods.

Richie Unterberger is the author of many books including Eight Miles High: Folk-rock's Flight from Haight-Ashbury to Woodstock, Unknown Legends of Rock 'n' Roll: Psychedelic Unknowns, Mad Geniuses, Punk Pioneers, Lo-fi Mavericks & More, The Unreleased Beatles: Music & Film, Urban Spacemen and Wayfaring Strangers: Overlooked Innovators and Eccentric Visionaries of '60s Rock. His latest book is White Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-by-day.

Admission is free. This program is supported by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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