Monday, August 16, 2010

This Week in Music History

This week marks the anniversary of the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, which was held August 15 to August 18, 1969. To find books & DVDs about this event, do a keyword search in the catalog with the word "Woodstock". Other music festival related items in the library's catalog include: Telluride Bluegrass Festival: 30 Years (DVD); Festival Express (DVD); Recorded Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival by John Hardy (CD); Great Festivals 2 (DVD); New Orleans Jazz Fest: A Pictorial History by Michael P. Smith (book); At the Montreux Jazz Festival by Bill Evans (CD); & Music from Glastonbury: The Film (CD).

Also, today is the last day of Elvis Week, an annual celebration that includes a meet & greet, fan reception, a benefit, trivia tour, tribute artist contest, & more! To see photos of the 2010 Elvis Week, click here. For a list of Elvis books & media, just search the catalog under the keywords "Elvis Presley". For more information about the King, check out his official website.

ABC Libraries boasts a wide offering of music CDs in our catalog. For a list of some of the newest holdings, click here; for a specific genre, try a keyword search by genre (you might also click on the dropdown menu & change "View Entire Collection" to "Music on CD").

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