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2013-07-26 23:19:29

Andrew Hawley, an avid buyer of original 1950's and 1960's vintage rock and roll concert posters, has announced his search for vintage 1960s New Haven Arena rock n roll concert posters. New Haven had a lively rock n roll scene in the 60s with the Cream, Bob Dylan, and The Doors playing the local venues. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, an avid buyer of vintage 1950's and 1960's rock and roll concert posters, has...

2012-12-11 05:03:08

Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, a serious buyer of original 1950's and 1960's boxing style concert posters, announces his search for original Bob Dylan/Joan Baez 1965 Public Auditorium Portland, Oregon concert posters. Since 1963, Dylan and Baez were known as the King and Queen of American Folk music. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his search for original Bob Dylan/Joan Baez 1965 Public Auditorium Portland, Oregon concert...

2011-03-30 09:30:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Dylan fans and film aficionados alike have reason to celebrate on April 26, when a pair of classic documentaries, each chronicling and illuminating different aspects of Bob Dylan in the 1960s, will be released on state-of-the-art Blu-ray disc (BD) for the very first time. Both D.A. Pennebaker's Dont Look Back, a pioneering masterwork of cinema verite, and Murray Lerner's revelatory musical time-capsule The Other Side Of The Mirror - Bob Dylan...

2010-11-30 05:18:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Newport Folk Festival, founded in Rhode Island 52 years ago by jazz impresario George Wein and folk legend Pete Seeger, is available for presenting sponsorship. Companies should be engaged in making a difference in the world and, like many of the festival's fans, interested in sustainable, environmentally-friendly lifestyles. When a company steps forward to take advantage of this outstanding opportunity, the festival, set for July 29 -...

2010-05-28 15:19:00

Awards Presented at Children's Health Fund Benefit to Raise Urgently Needed Funds for Kids NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 2, 2010, Joan Baez, James L. Dolan, and Jane Pauley will be honored by the Children's Health Fund (CHF) for their exceptional support of CHF--the nation's leading pediatric provider of mobile-based health care to homeless and low-income children and their families--and for efforts advocating for the health and well-being of children in...

2009-08-22 13:12:12

A spokesman for the Toronto International Film Festival says Danish director Lars von Trier will appear via a video link to speak about his movie Antichrist. The unidentified festival spokesman said Friday members of the media and the general public will be able to speak with von Trier about his horror film during a 90-minute, live video link-up, The Hollywood Reporter said. The Antichrist director won't attend the festival because of a well-documented fear of flying. Festival organizers said...

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2009-05-04 11:09:20

More than 18,000 people turned out for a New York concert celebrating Pete Seeger's 90th birthday. The Sunday show doubled as a fundraiser for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, a non-profit group Seeger founded to preserve the Hudson, USA Today said. Among musicians who performed were Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello, Taj Mahal, Joan Baez, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Emmylou Harris, Teddy Thompson, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Kate's children Rufus and Martha Wainwright, the New York City...

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2009-03-26 14:47:21

Singer Joan Baez's former home in Carmel Valley, Calif., is to be included on Monterey County's Register of Historic Resources, officials said. The designation will make it worthwhile for the current owners to remodel the home using the style and construction techniques used nearly half a century ago when the house was built, rather than raze it and construct a new one, The Monterey County (Calif.) Herald said. Baez owned the house from 1964-68, a period in her career when she was a...

2008-08-14 18:00:29

By DYKES, Mervyn Protest music from the 1970s - some of it from countries where the composers risked their freedom - if not their lives - will feature at a presentation of the weird, wacky and wonderful at Palmerston North City Library on August 15. DJ Damian McGregor, whose on-stage name is dFresh, will present a selection of obscure tracks from his LP archives and share the finer details of the songs' artists, the eras, genres and origins of the music in the sound and vision section...

2006-06-13 17:32:51

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police and firefighters evicted actress Darryl Hannah from a walnut tree on Tuesday and removed dozens of other protesters from a Los Angeles community garden destined for destruction. The action by police, some in riot gear, ended a three-week campaign to save the garden oasis in the midst of gritty south Los Angeles that had attracted supporters ranging from singers Joan Baez and Willie Nelson to hundreds of residents. Hannah and a fellow tree-sitter raised...