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Simon Frith – Myths and Memories: Writing the history of live music

19th October 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Visitor Centre (upstairs)

Tickets £6.

Please note this session is upstairs and there is no lift available.

Simon Frith had a long career as a music journalist and was a pioneer of the academic study of popular music.   He is presently working on a three-volume history of live music in Britain since 1950. Volume 2, covering 1967-1984, came out in March. He will talk about myths, memories and the difficulty of writing popular music history.