Neil Berg’s ’50 Years of Rock and Roll’
EMMA Concert Association kicks off the EMMA Concert Series 41st season on September 21, 2019 with Neil Berg’s ’50 Years of Rock and Roll’. EMMA is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that features high-quality music and dance performances throughout the year.
From the progenitors of Rock and Roll in the 1940s, through the glory years of the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s, up until MTV in the early ’80s, Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll uses stories and groundbreaking music, with tributes to such iconic rock stars/groups as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Buddy Holly, Bob Dylan, Frankie Valli, The Beatles, Beach Boys, Motown, Aretha Franklin, The Who, Janis Joplin, Simon & Garfunkel, Carole King, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Linda Ronstadt, Bruce Springsteen, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, and others!
Berg is the composer/co-lyricist of award-winning new rock musical “THE 12”, written with Pulitzer Prize/Tony-winning playwright, Robert Schenkkan, which premiered at the Denver Center. His other shows include the new Broadway-bound musical “Grumpy Old Men”, the hit Off-Broadway musical “The Prince and the Pauper, Tim and Scrooge”, and “The Man Who Would Be King”.
Ticket prices range from $5 for children and student tickets (must present school ID) to $40 for adults. Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the event website link or by calling 904-797-2800 or email EMMAinfo@bellsouth.net.