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Rock Out with RetroBlakesberg

Sunday, April 14, 2024 | Exhibition tour at 12:30pm; concert 2–4pm

ADMISSION: Free

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2024-04-14 12:30:00 UTC2024-04-14 23:00:00 UTC America/Los_AngelesThe CJM - 736 Mission St, San Francisco, CARock Out with RetroBlakesbergCome together to explore RetroBlakesberg: The Music Never Stopped with an afternoon of music, photography, and fun with your community at The CJM. Enjoy live music by RetroBand, featuring Lebo, Steve, and Ezra from ALO; Grahame Lesh; Mookie Siegel; and more special guests. Plus, gain unique insights into the exhibition on gallery walkthroughs with artist Jay Blakesberg. 

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Come together to explore RetroBlakesberg: The Music Never Stopped with an afternoon of music, photography, and fun with your community at The CJM. Enjoy live music by RetroBand, featuring Lebo, Steve, and Ezra from ALO; Grahame Lesh; Mookie Siegel; and more special guests. Plus, gain unique insights into the exhibition on gallery walkthroughs with artist Jay Blakesberg. 

Tickets

Advance tickets for this event are now sold out. Limited tickets are still available for Members. Contact membership@thecjm.org to reserve your tickets.

Limited walk-up admission will still be available. 

About the Exhibition

RetroBlakesberg: The Music Never Stopped

Travel through some of the most explosive moments in music history through the lens of Bay Area–based photographer Jay Blakesberg. RetroBlakesberg: The Music Never Stopped presents photographs of legendary musicians that reveal the evolution of San Francisco’s unique music culture and its wide-reaching influence. Featuring images of the Grateful Dead, Joni Mitchell, Tracy Chapman, Neil Young, Soundgarden, Carlos Santana, and many more alongside original tickets stubs, press passes, and other ephemera, this exhibition invites visitors to experience an electrifying visual history of the sounds and stories that have shaped the Bay Area and beyond.

A black and white photograph of Jerry Garcia playing guitar.

Jay Blakesberg, Jerry Garcia at the Oakland Auditorium, Oakland, CA, December 28, 1979. © Jay Blakesberg.

Supporters

Free admission to The Contemporary Jewish Museum on the occasion of the community celebration and concert for RetroBlakesberg: The Music Never Stopped is generously provided by the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund, the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, and the Yerba Buena Community Benefit Fund.

Major support for RetroBlakesberg: The Music Never Stopped is generously provided by Joyce Linker, the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund, Marilyn Yolles Waldman, the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, ChromaLuxe, and Magna Chrome.