Our Guitar Bookmark is not heavy metal, but just the right weight of brass to keep you place in a real book (or a Fake Book). Electric guitars, were introduced in the 1930’s. They rely on an amplifier to manipulate tone. They were created to give the guitar greater volume to compete in the big band era and have come to be the dominate instrument in popular music culture. A super gift for the music fan who is also a bookworm!
The 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.