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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, Sep 24 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 25 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 27 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 29 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 30 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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