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OTR column – they don’t make ‘em like Bill Graham any more

An exhibition dedicated to the life and work of the legendary colourful live music promoter opens in San Francisco

Bill Graham gets set for another live show

Fri, Apr 1, 2016, 09:30


You’ll find this week’s On the Record column from The Ticket here. “Dressed as Father Time, he’d arrive into the venue on a vessel decked out as the Golden Gate bridge, a magic mushroom or a giant mirrorball. In 1989, he sat on a giant egg, which hatched at midnight to reveal his son Alex. It’s impossible to think of any of today’s house-trained Live Nation or AEG promoters doing something similar.”