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Final Draught: Janis Joplin, Her Life and Music with Holly George-Warren

January 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Final Draught is a themed, quarterly discussion series…with beer and books!

Holly George WarrenHolly George-Warren is a two-time Grammy nominee and the award-winning author of sixteen books, including the New York Times bestseller The Road to Woodstock (with Michael Lang) and the

biographies A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton and Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. She has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Entertainment Weekly. George-Warren serves on the nominating committee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and teaches at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She lives in upstate New York with her husband and son.

About the Book
This blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was.

Written by one of the most highly regarded chroniclers of American music history, and based on unprecedented access to Janis Joplin’s family, friends, band mates, archives, and long-lost interviews, Janis is a complex, rewarding portrait of a remarkable artist finally getting her due.

Tickets include discussion, light bites and a copy of Janis: Her Life and Music. Beer will be available for sale.
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January 15, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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