"Just take those old records off the shelf," sang rocker Bob Seger. The Muzen Audio Portable Wireless High Definition Audio FM Radio and Bluetooth Speaker is today's way to live that musical life. The red metal alloy desk radio, with travel suitcase included, is designed to look like a 1964 classic mantle top radio, a nod to history much appreciated at the NYHistory Store.
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.