Stony Brook Rocks! Vintage Concert Photos and Posters on View

Pink Floyd poster, 1971.

Pink Floyd poster, 1971.

Now on view in the Central Reading Room is a selection of posters and concert photos from the University Archives documenting Stony Brook’s amazing concert history and legacy. In the 1960s and ‘70s, from punk to jazz to folk, SBU played host to the biggest acts in music, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Lou Reed, Pink Floyd – and Blue Oyster Cult, whose manager was SBU graduate Sandy Pearlman.

Nina Simone, 1968.

Nina Simone, 1968.

Joan Jett, 1983.

Joan Jett, 1983.

U2, 1983.

U2, 1983.

Kristen Nyitray

Kristen Nyitray

Associate Librarian; Director, Special Collections and University Archives; and University Archivist at Stony Brook University Libraries
Contact her for research assistance with rare books, manuscript collections, historical maps, and SBU history. E-mail: kristen.nyitray@stonybrook.edu.
Kristen Nyitray
Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives


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