It was standing room only in the Revelation Gallery at St John’s in the West Village when Will Kaufman hit town to present his livewords-and-music documentary about the life and work of Woody Guthrie and the songs he wrote in the 1950s for his Brooklyn landlord, one Fred Trump.
Come join us for an evening of good old American protest songs at St John’s in the Village on Tuesday, April 30, at 7pm Old Man Trump is the true story of the battles between Woody Guthrie and his racist landlord Fred Trump. While living in Brooklyn at Beach Haven, Guthrie encountered the racist and … Read More
Washington Square Park and the surrounding streets were a mecca for all those who appreciate the history and heritage of Greenwich Village and who want to celebrate and preserve it. From its Thursday evening launch at the historic Washington Square Hotel to Sunday’s closing folk festivities at the fabled Bitter End, The Village Trip honoured some of the many figures whose careers were born in the Village and who went on to leave an indelible mark on the world.
The Bitter End, one of the most historic clubs in Greenwich Village, is the venue for the closing event of this year’s The Village Trip festival. On Sunday September 30 2018, the Bitter End, at 147 Bleecker Street, will play host to a celebration of folk music in New York City with Talkin’ New York … Read More
Ian Seeberg and his band the Gingermen played Joe Marra’s legendary Night Owl in the 1960s, one of many clubs around the crossroads of MacDougal and Bleecker Every night the streets of Greenwich Village in the 1960s were filled with a riotous blaze of neon lights and patchouli oil; a teeming, bell-bottomed sea of peace … Read More
Perhaps even more than film – because our imaginations can run wild – popular music allows us all to conjure up a vision of America,”from California to the New York islands”