The "The Sounds of Birmingham: A Community of Music" exhibit will be kicked off by an evening with Ken Calvert, rock and roll historian (with special emphasis on Detroit area rock and roll) and WCSX/WRIF radio personality. Ken will share his memories of local rock and roll, for instance, introducing Bruce Springsteen and Bob Seger to each other. Calvert will be interviewed by WCSX's Peter Werbe. Explore the Sounds of Birmingham exhibit before and after the program. The event takes place Thursday, March 6 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the museum. Tickets are $25 and include refreshments. Spots are limited.
Call 248-496-3378 to reserve your ticket.
The Birmingham Historical Museum & Park is opening an exhibit called "The Sounds of Birmingham: A Community of Music." The exhibit will focus on local musicians and the role music has played in the community. Stories and artifacts of note include: CREEM magazine (whose offices were in Birmingham from 1972-1984 ) and Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who grew up in Birmingham. Major components will include a vignette depicting the CREEM office and Smith’s drums and awards. Other stories include Noel Paul Stookey (Peter, Paul & Mary), Bob Seger,Scot Richard Case/SRC, Mike Posner, and We Came as Romans plus a Townsend Hotel Celebrity List and Autographs. Kids' hands-on activities included free!