2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Musical Milestones: Celebrating 40 Years of the Ramones

Thursday, March 17
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
531 E 4th St

Ramones were loud and fast — and gloriously so, from the moment of their inception in Forest Hills, New York, in 1974, until their final concert, 2,263, in Los Angeles on Aug. 6, 1996. They were prolific — releasing 21 studio and live albums between 1976 and 1996 — and professional, typically cutting all of the basic tracks for one of those studio LPs in a matter of days. And they were fun, rock & roll's most reliable Great Night Out for nearly a quarter of a century. As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Musical Milestones series, and in conjunction with the April 10 opening of Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk at the Queens Museum in New York, this panel will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones’ self-titled debut album, and examine their lasting effect on international pop culture. Moderated by GRAMMY Museum Executive Director and music historian Bob Santelli, the panel will explore the lasting influen...

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Bob Santelli

Exec Dir

The GRAMMY Museum

Mickey Leigh

Linda Ramone

John Doe at SXSW

John Doe

Recording Artist

Seymour Stein


Sire Records

David Fricke

Sr Writer

Rolling Stone


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