The Bill Graham Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce that we just gave Sweet Relief a $10,000 grant in support of their Covid-19 Relief Fund. Sweet Relief was founded in 1993 by musician Victoria Williams; she was diagnosed with MS, and realized that many musicians, like herself, were unable to afford medical expenses when compromised […]
Bill Graham and the Rock&Roll Revolution
Photos of the Reception and Panel, and audio of panel with Robert Greenfield, Jerry Pompili, Allan Arkush, Amalie Rothschild, Joshua White
The BGMF contingent at the corner in NYC where the Fillmore was – the street has been renamed “Bill Graham Way” – in town for the opening of Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution.
From left to right: Cynthia Parsons, Danny Scher, Rita Gentry, Susy Barsotti, Arlene Owseichik, Bonnie Simmons, Bob Barsotti, James Olness, Jerry Pompili
Photo taken by a nice passerby on Jerry’s iPhone
Plenty of old and new friends partied into the evening at the Fillmore on Saturday evening for the Bill’s 89th Birthday Bash. Check out Ken Friedman’s fantastic photos of some of the night’s highlights.
Immersive Audio Experience Featuring the Music of David Bowie, Rolling Stones,
Janis Joplin, and Other Rock & Roll Icons and a Recreation of the Fillmore East’s Famous “Joshua Light Show” Bring Visitors into the Rock & Roll World
Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution
On View February 14 – August 23, 2020
Timed-entry tickets on sale December 20 at nyhistory.org
Saturday, January 11, 2020 Tickets on sale Friday, October 25, 2019 at 10am The Bill Graham Memorial Foundation PresentsBill’s 89th Birthday BashLOS LOBOSwith DJ Harry Duncan Silent Auction, birthday cake, and good company More Info and Tickets
We are thrilled to announce that the next landing spot for Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution, a comprehensive retrospective of Bill’s life and career, will be the New York Historical Society Museum and Library, opening February 14, 2020 and running through August 9, 2020.
The exhibition is also accompanied by an immersive audio experience.
Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is organized and circulated by the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, in association with the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, and made possible by the support of Alex Graham, David Graham, and Danny Scher. The exhibition is coordinated at New-York Historical by Cristian Petru Panaite, associate curator of exhibitions.
We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing on Sunday March 31, 2019, of our good friend and founding board member, the legendary Shelley Lazar. Read the Billboard obituary: Read tributes to Shelley on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shelley.lazar