Lunch Time Chat: Meet Author and Music Journalist Harvey Kubernik

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:30AM

Lunch Time Chat: Meet Author and Music Journalist Harvey Kubernik
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Join us for a special book signing and short lecture with music journalist and author of the new book, 1967, Harvey Kubernik. This event is a part of several free lunch time programs in June and July at California Historical Society.

More about the book:

During late spring 1967, tens of thousands of young people began streaming into San Francisco, kicking off a counterculture revolution and cultural explosion that was the Summer of Love.

Now, on the 50th anniversary of that revolutionary event, acclaimed journalist and pop culture historian Harvey Kubernik takes us on an insider’s look at the happenings in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and beyond—in the months leading up to, during, and after that seminal summer—through the lens of rock music.

This lush volume features a trove of little-known and previously unpublished interviews with scenemakers and musicians of the time and the people who knew them; psychedelic festival posters, concert flyers, and other 1960s ephemera; and stunning images from acclaimed photographers of the era.

About the Author:

Harvey Kubernik, a lifelong resident of Southern California, is a veteran music journalist whose work has been published nationally in Melody Maker, the Los Angeles Free Press, Variety, Goldmine, the Los Angeles Times, and MOJO, among others. He is a record producer and noted documentary film and radio interview subject, and a former West Coast director of A&R for MCA Records. Kubernik is the author of several books, including Canyon of Dreams (Sterling), Neil Young: Heart of Gold, and Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows (both Backbeat Books). He lives in Los Angeles.