Granby Public Library and Martocchio Music kick off a live summer music series on the Reading Terrace when we flash back to rock and roll's roots. The series opens with your favorite Doo-Wop tunes from the 1950s with Sebastian and the Hit Men!
You don't want to miss this. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and then kick back - or sing and dance! - to Under the Boardwalk, Blue Moon, Great Pretender, Duke of Earl, Twist and Shout, Up on the Roof, Why Do Fools Fall in Love? and so many, many more!
All ages welcome.Program moves indoors in poor weather. Look to the library website or Facebook page for updates.
About the History of Rock music series:
This terrific musical edu-tainment series is sponsored by Martocchio Music, Fiduciary Investment Advisors, Simsbury Bank, Arrow Concrete, Friends of Granby Public Library, Granby Library Association, and Windsor Federal. We can't thank our generous sponsors enough for making these programs free to the public!
Granby Public Library hosts a live music series with author and musician talks on the library's Reading Terrace Mondays in July, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. No admission fee. It's general seating with your lawn chair or blanket. See also:
Birth of Rock - Monday, July 2, 6:30-7:30 pm, featuring the British invasion and Debra Argosy
Classic Rock - Monday, July 9, 6:30-7:30 pm, showcasing favorite tunes of the late 60s/early 70s
Connecticut Rock 'n' Roll Author Talk - Monday, July 16, 6:30-7:30 pm. Take a sonic trip with author Tony Renzoni. The Nutmeg state's influence on the history of rock 'n' roll is aptly recognized when Renzoni takes us from Gene Pitney to Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison to Dennis Dunaway (Alice Cooper Band), and Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz (Talking Heads) to SNL Band's Christine Ohlman. Rock on!
Folk Rock and Jam Bands - Monday, July 23, 6:30-7:30 pm, with special guest musician Mark Mercier
Hip Hop & Disco - Monday, July 30, 6:30-7:30 pm, featuring special guest Damian Curtis and hits from the Bee Gees, Grand Master Flash and other favorites
Your town library is a resource for more than books, movies, and magazines. Check out our museum passes for free or discounted admission, our eBook and audio book selections, and other informational databases you can access with your free library card. And then there are the programs -
This summer, celebrate Libraries Rock! by attending any of the dozens of free library programs available for adults and youth. Go to the library website, www.granby-ct.gov, to view a calendar of events including: live music performances, beer tastings, author talks, culinary presentations, dance workshops, story times, science and technology demonstrations, book groups, magic shows, ukulele lessons, arts & crafts, and many more events.