Often considered the thinking person’s rock ‘n’ rollers, Simon & Garfunkel were one of the most successful musical acts of the 1960s. Join music historian Gary Wenstrup as he traces the arc of their career from their surprise teenybopper hit “Hey Schoolgirl” through the majesty of “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”
Virtual (Live) Author Event: An Evening with Matt Haig
Join us as we welcome internationally bestselling author of The Midnight Library, Matt Haig. Presented in partnership with Lincolnwood, Skokie, Niles-Maine, and Morton Grove public libraries. Registration begins March 1.
Sound Opinions presents: The 10 Most Important Artists in Chicago Music History
Join rock critics Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot, hosts of the world’s only rock ‘n’ roll talk show, for a live, online event celebrating Chicago music. They’ll trace the city’s rich musical history via the 10 artists they feel contribute the most enduring and influential sounds over the past half-century. Genres include Gospel, Blues, Rock, R&B, and more! Registration begins April 1.
Experience three pieces for percussion, harmonium, synthesizers, electronics, homemade instruments, and found sound samples with Mike Weiss and P.M. Tummula as they collaborate for the first time as a duo.
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