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Richard Barone + Anthony DeCurtis: Music + Revolution

November 9, 2022, 7 pm8 pm.
$10 – $29.95
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Join us for an in-person event with recording artist, performer, producer, professor, and author Richard Barone for a discussion of his new book Music + Revolution: Greenwich Village in the 1960s. Joining Richard in conversation is contributing editor for Rolling Stone Anthony DeCurtis. This event will be hosted in the Strand Book Store’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at 828 Broadway on 12th Street.



In-person events will be presented to a fully vaccinated and maskedaudience. All patrons over the age of five will be required to show proof* of having completed the COVID-19 vaccination series at least 14 days prior to the date of the event.

*Proof of vaccination will be defined as either an original vaccination card, Excelsior Pass or its equivalent. We will be checking to ensure compliance with the 14 day waiting period post-vaccination.

Registration will be required online. No tickets for entry will be sold at the door.


Even before the Beatnik Riots of 1961, New York City’s Greenwich Village had been the epicenter of revolutionary developments in American music and culture. But the 1960s were a time of particular turbulence and creative ferment, as a new wave of writers and performers inspired by the folk music revival of the 1950s created socially aware and deeply personal songs that spoke to a generation like never before. Message and music became one and mirrored society. Author Richard Barone unrolls a freewheeling historical narrative, peppered with personal stories and insights from those who were there.