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Great news for Illinois Folks!

Bill Graham & the Rock and Roll Revolution
Extended by Popular Demand!

The exhibit Bill Graham & the Rock and Roll Revolution has been extended through January 7, 2018!

The musical and historical trip through the 1960s-1980s is at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center.

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

A Video from the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Rock and Roll Revolution • Reviews and Articles

Chicago Tribune, July 19, 2017

'Bill Graham' rock and roll exhibit at the Holocaust Museum is a hit

WLS Radio, Sirott and Murciano, September 8, 2017 (audio)

Interview with David Graham starts around 36:00

Chicago Tonight, August 22, 2017 (video)

Bill Graham, the Rock'n'Roll Pioneer Who Escaped Nazi Germany

ABC TV, July 25, 2017 (video)

Bill Graham exhibit opens at Illinois Holocaust Museum

Chicago Sun Times, September 1, 2017 (PDF)

The Man Behind the Music

Father Time Bobbleheads!

bill-walton-bobbleheadEarlier this year, we celebrated the 6th Annual Bill Graham Tribute Night at the San Francisco Giants. It was made especially festive by Bill Walton joining us and reprising his role of Father Time. The Foundation has now received a limited number of Bill Graham as Father Time bobbleheads from the San Francisco Giants which we would like to pass on to you. We are happy to send you a Father Time bobblehead for any donation of $40 or more, and the Foundation will pick up the shipping and handling We promise to send your bobblehead pronto.

Your donation will help us continue to give grants to other worthy small non-profit organizations as we have done for the past 23 years, and to further our mission of passing on Bill’s remarkable story.

You can either use the paypal link that you see HERE - or send a check for at least $40 (which includes the shipping and handling) for your bobblehead. If you prefer to use Visa or Mastercard you can email bon@billgrahamfoundation.org and we will call you back and take your information. If you are purchasing by check please send to:

Bill Graham Memorial Foundation
1569 Solano Ave. #300
Berkeley CA 94707

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All photos by Ken Friedman

Bill Graham Memorial Foundation in the News

Through the folks at Earthisland.org who transform street utility boxes in Berkeley and Oakland CA from those hulking gray masses to a myriad of colorful messages commemorating various events, concepts and people, there is now a Bill Graham commemorative box at 17th St. and Broadway in "Uptown Oakland" right near some of the buildings memorialized on the box. From the Oakland Coliseum, to the Henry J Kaiser Auditorium and the beautiful Paramount Theatre, many a wonderful night was had in Oakland over the years; and the Fox Theatre is also included in a nod to the present. BGMF thanks everyone at Earth Island, our own Arlene O for her direction on this project, and the wonderful local artist, Gale Madyun, who was chosen to represent the spirit of Bill Graham in this way.



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