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Concerts & Events

Monday, April 20, 2020  ·  10:30 AM

Songs of Struggle

with Jimmy Tomasello and Steve Levitt

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000


Grades 6-12

This presentation examines songs that addressed the issues of a tumultuous era. The Civil Rights movement and the War in Vietnam inspired protest music that was both popular and inspirational. Songs by Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Nina Simone, John Lennon, Marvin Gaye and others will be shared and discussed, spanning the folk boom of the ‘50s through the late ‘60s.