Friday, August 26, 2005

Jake Austen rocks Quimby's

Tonight at Quimby's, Roctober magazine author and Chic-A-Go-Go founder Jake Austen will be hosting a release party for his new book, TV-A-G0-Go, which chronicles the history of rock performances on television "from American Bandstand to American Idol." Along with readings from the book, Austen will also be screening some classic rock moments in TV history including Bo Diddley’s groundbreaking 1955 performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, James Brown on Shindig, early 1970s Soul Train footage and the infamous 1981 “punk rock riot” episode of Saturday Night Live, featuring the band Fear. The release party starts at 8pm, Quimby's is located at 1854 W. North Avenue.


Post a Comment

<< Home