Online Event: Sunday Stories: Bill Graham & the History of the Music Festival
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Online Event: Sunday Stories: Bill Graham & the History of the Music Festival

Hosted by The Contemporary Jewish Museum Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 10 AM – 10:30 AM The large-scale benefit rock concert found its beginnings in the 1980s. The first of these, Live Aid, had an estimated global audience of 1.9 billion across 150 nations who tuned into the live broadcast. Bill Graham, concert promoter and…

BGMF supports Sweet Relief Covid-19 Relief Fund
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BGMF supports Sweet Relief Covid-19 Relief Fund

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…

NYHS Bill Graham Exhibit: Reviews are in!
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NYHS Bill Graham Exhibit: Reviews are in!

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

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