Through Sunday, January 10th: ‘Folk City: New York and the Folk Music Revival’

    Date: 06/17/2015 - 01/10/2016

    Time: All Day

    Location: Museum of the City of New York (1220 5th Ave., Manhattan)

    Price: Included with museum admission

    In the 1950s and 1960s, folk music blossomed in New York City, especially in Greenwich Village, where clubs and coffee houses showcased singers like Pete Seeger and Odetta and nurtured a generation of newcomers, including Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Dave Van Ronk, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, and Peter, Paul and Mary. The multi-media exhibtition Folk City: New York and the Folk Music Revival, featuring original instruments, handwritten lyrics, and video and film footage, traces the roots of the revival, its growth in New York, its major players, and its impact on American politics and culture during the tumultuous 1960s.

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