From CBGB to the World: A Downtown Diaspora

Mar 16, 2018

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

Recording: From CBGB to the World: A Downtown Diaspora, Mar 16, 2018

Was it the sizzle or the steak—the fashions or the music, the images or the sounds—that made a tiny dive bar’s influence expand and persist in such an outsized way, even today? Was the abrupt shift in rock music styles in the late seventies and early eighties merely an idea whose time had come? Or was it, instead, individual, unique creative efforts—by members of the likes of Television, Talking Heads, the Patti Smith Group, and the Ramones—that made all the difference?

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

David Fricke

Sirius XM Satellite Radio

Julia Gorton

Parsons The New School

Chris Stamey

Modern Recording

Details

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Format:

Featured Session

Type:

Session

Track:

Music Culture & Stories

Level:

Beginner