Folk-Rock on Film
Rare folk-rock footage presented by Richie Unterberger
Saturday, June 8, 2013, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Alan Lomax Theatre -- Room #219
Richie Unterberger presents a two-hour event featuring rare clips of folk-rock performances from the 1960s. Included will be footage of the Byrds, Bob Dylan, Donovan, Simon and Garfunkel, Love, Fairport Convention, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, the Lovin' Spoonful, Richard and Mimi Farina, Pentangle, Leonard Cohen, Tim Buckley, Buffy Sainte-Marie, the Youngbloods, Judy Collins, and others.
Richie Unterberger has been writing about little-known and well-known rock and popular music of all kinds for more than 25 years. He has written nearly a dozen books and, since 1993, has been a prolific contributor to the All Music Guide, the largest on-line database of music biographies and album reviews.
He regularly presents events featuring rare rock films in the San Francisco Bay area and elsewhere, at public libraries and other venues. These include the main public libraries of San Francisco, Seattle, Portland Oregon, and San Jose, as well as the Andy Warhol Museum and the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Organizations interested in having him present such events can contact him through this website. Since summer 2011, he's taught courses on the Beatles, the history of rock music from 1955-1980, and San Francisco 1960s rock for the College of Marin's community education program.