The AMS Popular Music Study group is proud to host our inaugural session at the 2011 San Francisco meeting. We will have three great papers. Please come!
“If You’re Going to San Francisco”: Popular Music and the Bay Area (Grand Ballroom B)
8PM Thursday, November 10
Rob Walser (Case Western Reserve University), Chair
Jessica A. Schwartz (New York University), “Listening Beyond Myth: The San Francisco Bay Area Punk Scene (1978-Present)”
Lincoln Ballard (Seattle, Wash.), “Preservation or Profiteering? The Fillmore, from Bill Graham to Live Nation”
Michael T. Spencer (Michigan State University), “At Night We Wail: West Coast Jazz and the Challenge of Jazz (FM) Radio”
There will also be a business meeting the next day, Room Bayview B, 6PM on Friday, November 11. Please come and share your ideas about the future of the nascent AMS Pop Music Study Group.