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July Programs

July 1, 2017
The Original Psychadelic Folk Rock Blues Band

The Grateful Dead in the early days of 1966 and 1967 captured live up and down the West Coast.

July 8, 2017
The Yardbirds Fly Again

Part two of a survey started in 2000 with a career view of adventurous British band best known for launching careers of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page.

July 15, 2017
The First Rock & Roll Star

Bill Haley & the Comets were recording rock and roll hits a year before Elvis Presley's debut on Sun Records. The tale of an often neglected pioneer.

July 22, 2017
Roots of modern electronica including Can, Tangerine Dream, Faust, Neu, and Kratftwerk (encore from 8/25/15)

July 29, 2017
Drifting Along

An eclectic collection of songs on the human urge to ramble and roam including Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Guitar, and Donovan (encore from 8/4/12)

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