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History of Rock and Roll

Presented by Dr. Matthew Donahue of Bowling Green State Univ

2018-06-20 18:00:00 2018-06-20 19:30:00 America/New_York History of Rock and Roll Learn about the innovators and icons who helped shape American Rock 'n' Roll from its infancy in the 1950s through today. Perry Sippo Branch

Wednesday, June 20
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-06-20 18:00:00 2018-06-20 19:30:00 America/New_York History of Rock and Roll Learn about the innovators and icons who helped shape American Rock 'n' Roll from its infancy in the 1950s through today. Perry Sippo Branch

Learn about the innovators and icons who helped shape American Rock 'n' Roll from its infancy in the 1950s through today.

With the crossover of blues and country music in the 1950s which helped create rock and roll music, American rock and roll and popular music have dominated popular music worldwide. This presentation will highlight the early history of rock and roll music of the 1950s through the many genres since including rhythm and blues, rockabilly, teen idol, Motown/Soul, Surf, Folk, British Invasion, 1970s, 1980s scene to contemporary music styles of today such as punk, hip-hop, heavy metal and electronic pop. This presentation will highlight some of the innovators and icons associated with these genres and some of their classic performances.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Arts and Cultural |

TAGS: | rock and roll |

Perry Sippo Branch

perry@starklibrary.org
Phone: 330-477-8482

Branch manager
Lisa Szeles

Hours
Mon, Oct 14 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Oct 15 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Oct 16 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Oct 17 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 18 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 19 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 20 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch
The Perry Sippo Branch is located within the Exploration Gateway alongside the Stark County Park District office. The branch boasts a serene atmosphere and views of Sippo Lake as well as a coffee and gift shop.

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Wed, Oct 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Discover a new game or enjoy your favorite with others. Various card and board games... more
Discover a new game or enjoy your favorite with others. Various card and board games are available. Meet at the Perry Career and Wellness Center.

Wed, Oct 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Thu, Oct 17, 11:30am - 12:15pm
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Sat, Oct 19, 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Sat, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Mon, Oct 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Mon, Oct 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Mon, Oct 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Tue, Oct 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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Tue, Oct 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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