'Chain's Toward the Blues' Book Launch
About"Chain's Toward the Blues" by Peter Beilharz Book Launch
Based on interviews with guitarist and singer Phil Manning, scholarly research and memoirs, this book tells the story of the album's creation and its cultural impact on the Melbourne music scene in a time of significant social change, seeking to capture the magic of that moment.
This event includes musical performances from Phil Manning.
Peter Beilharz is Professor of Critical Theory at Sichuan University, China, and has previously held chairs at La Trobe, Harvard, Leeds and Curtin Universities. He has published thirty books including Socialism and Modernity (2009) and Intimacy in Postmodern Times (2020). He founded the journal Thesis Eleven in 1980, and played as support to Chain in 1971.
Doors open at 5.30pm
Event begins 6.00pm
Free for members
DateFriday 15 December 2023 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+11)
Melbourne Athenaeum Library
L1, 188 Collins St, Melbourne Victoria 3000