Pay homage to a pivotal moment in Rock and Roll history when you rock this Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution T-shirt, presented on the occasion of the exhibition at the New-York Historical Society. The T-shirt was created by the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, where the exhibition was first created.
The Bill Graham Memorial Foundation was formed in January of 2008 in memory of the legendary rock impresario, Bill Graham. The foundation is a public charity that is funded through individual and corporate contributions and grants. The Foundation is guided by a broad-based group which includes Graham's sons, several former long-time employees of Bill Graham Presents and other community leaders.
he New-York Historical Society presents the rock & roll world of Bill Graham (1931–1991), one of the most influential concert promoters of all time. Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution explores the life and work of the legendary music impresario who worked with the biggest names in rock music. Showcasing more than 300 objects—including rock memorabilia, photographs, and concert posters with a site-specific installation of “The Joshua Light Show,” the trailblazing liquid light show conceived in 1967 by multimedia artist Joshua White that served as a psychedelic backdrop to Graham’s concert productions in New York. On view February 14 – August 23, 2020.