Musicians David Crosby & Graham Nash, who both have been playing music for over forty years and are best known for their work as members of the band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, visited Occupy Wall Street in the afternoon on November 8. They played a set for occupiers in Liberty Square that was about 20 minutes long.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday November 9, 2011 2:50 pm|
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday February 28, 2011 5:00 pm|
In Troubadours, The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter, our guests, director Morgan Neville and producer Eddie Schmidt, have created a vibrant film full of music, history and anecdotes. The film is an intimate and illuminating, funny, sad and cautionary tale that chronicles one the most important cultural movements of the past sixty years–rise of the singer-songwriter–troubadours–framed by the history of the still-extant club that launched their careers, Doug Weston’s Troubadour.
Founded by Doug Weston in 1957, the Troubadour, a nightclub located in West Hollywood–then itself not a city, but merely an unincorporated part of Los Angeles County–became the nexus of first the folk and then the growing singer-songwriter movement.