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Clive, Young, The History of Rock Concerts History,
Performing Arts- Other
Clive Young has been a concert industry journalist for more than 15 years, so The History of Rock Concerts offers an insider’s view of how rock concerts grew from Elvis performing in hayfields to the multi-million-dollar spectacles that the Rolling Stones and Madonna present today. Weaving facts, humorous anecdotes, video and PowerPoint together, this program highlights how concerts, like rock music, have always changed to reflect the times.

Special attention is paid to

  • The Beatles’ 1965 concert at Shea Stadium
  • Woodstock and its tragic sequel, Woodstock 1999
  • The epic charity event, Live Aid
  • The first rock concert
  • The top 10 biggest music events ever
  • How MTV influenced the modern rock show
  • Why tickets cost so much today
  • How a show is produced
  • Hearing protection tips

    As an added bonus, concert earplugs and hearing conservation pamphlets are provided free for all attendees to take home.

    EXCLUSIVE: While this program features considerable performance footage, The History of Rock Concerts features two video documentaries that are exclusive to this program, showing life behind-the-scenes on recent tours by Fleetwood Mac and The Who. These films can not be seen anywhere else!

  • $201- $350
    Levin, Ira and Julia Lighten Up Edgar Music,
    Performing Arts- Storytelling,
    Performing Arts- Literary Artists
    A presentation of the lighter side of Poe which includes a musical ode to the poet, short stories and humorous adaptations of his poetry set to standards for group sing-a-longs. It is a light-hearted way to celebrate Poe without tearing up the floorboards.
    $201- $350
    TheatreworksUSA, - Felix Pitre's STORIES AND SONGS OF LATIN AMERICA Multicultural- Other,
    Performing Arts- Storytelling
    Felix Pitre shares many of the Hispanic traditions that were passed down to him from his own family, bringing to life the culture of Latin America with puppetry, stories, songs, instruments and dance, performed in English interwoven with Spanish words and phrases.
    $501- $1000
    Levin, Ira and Julia Monsters, Aliens and Stinky Ice-cream: A Halloween Special! Music,
    Performing Arts- Storytelling,
    Performing Arts- Theater
    Come in costume and hear tales of pirates and pumpkins...BIG Pumpkins! that will make you scream “DRAT!” Join us and feel yourself flying in hoola hoop airplane or defeating the Baseball Team from Outer Spaaaace! Sillly, spooky, sweet fun...
    $201- $350
    Levin, Yosi Yosi & The Superdads Music,
    Look, up on the stage! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Yosi & The Superdads!! ...Faster than a speeding toddler. More powerful than finger paint. Able to leap tall piles of laundry while paying bills & singing in four-part harmony! Yosi's rockin' family concert with his band of superdads that play Ska, Blues, Country, & we love to Rock!
    $1001- $3000
    Stock, Judy Reading, Rhythm & Rhyme Literature- Other,
    Judy Stock has been performing for children for over 25 years. She has experience performing for families and for all ages along with years of experience teaching and working with preschoolers. Judy combines her musical talents and love of reading in this program which encourages children to use their imagination and explore the world of books. Using poetry, tongue twisters, songs, short stories and instruments, Judy leads her audience through an exciting program where they are active participants in discovering the joy of reading. Judy performs using the banjo, guitar, pennywhistle, jaw harp, nose whistle, spoons and more! Please visit her web site for references and more information.
    $201- $350
    Rosenbaum, Harold Great Brits, choral music of Purcell, Vaughan Williams and Britten Music
    The Canticum Novum Singers (, a professional level chamber choir now in its 35th season, will perform choral music of three leading British composers. Keyboard instrument desirable, but not necessary.
    $1001- $3000
    Scharman, Nadine Les Trois Femmes Music,
    Les Trois Femmes, flute, voice and piano, performs pieces from the French Impressionist Period. We have a back drop of Monet lilies painting. We also recite poetry from that period. Audiences enjoy listening to the music and poetry as if they were in a salon in the late 19th century. Les Trois Femmes can be seen on under Les Trois Femmes. We can be contacted through
    $351- $500
    O'Neil, Colleen Water and Winds Music
    Just in time for this summer's reading program theme, the Jewel Winds offer a musical program to include: The Water Music Suite (Handel) Three Sea Shanties (Arnold) Guppies from Animal Ditties (Plog) Shenandoah (Traditional), and Five Frogs (Brandon), plus a few additional surprises! Throughout the program, the Jewel Winds performers demonstrate the instruments of the woodwind quintet (flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon and French horn) in fun and interactive ways. The particular program Water and Winds focuses on the use of melody in music. The musicians will guide the audience in a greater understanding of the creation of melodies and how they affect the way we enjoy the music we play and hear. The Jewel Winds are all professionally trained musicians based in Central New York. With degrees in music from either the Eastman School of Music or Ithaca College School of Music, the quintet combines its talents to present concerts that audiences of all ages enjoy.
    $351- $500
    Clough, Geoff The Life & Times of Bob Hope History,
    This program covers the music from the life of Bob Hope. Beginning from early Vaudeville, through the Radio years & his movies, including the "Road" pictures with Bing Crosby & Dorothy Lamour and into the USO show years. The music is in a sing along format & lyric sheets are available.
    $101- $200
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