An Evening with Roger McGuinn

The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street · Pittsfield · MA 01201
An Evening with Roger McGuinn

Grammy Award winner, Roger McGuinn, a legendary figure in the music world, is set to take the stage at the Colonial Theatre for an unforgettable concert. With a career spanning decades, McGuinn co-founded the iconic band, The Byrds, alongside Gene Clark and David Crosby in 1964. Before The Byrds, McGuinn made his mark performing with the Limeliters, Chad Mitchell Trio, and Bobby Darin, showcasing his talents as a guitarist and banjo player. His journey from the folk scene in Chicago to the bustling music hubs of New York and Los Angeles laid the groundwork for his innovative sound that blended folk with the emerging rock ‘n’ roll.

McGuinn’s solo career is equally illustrious. Since disbanding The Byrds in 1973, he has released numerous solo albums, collaborated with music greats like Tom Petty, Elvis Costello and Chris Hillman, and embarked on projects like the Folk Den, preserving traditional folk music for future generations. His performances are a blend of stories and songs, reflecting his rich history in the music industry. Don’t miss this chance to experience the music and legacy of Roger McGuinn live at The Colonial Theatre, where his timeless songs and captivating storytelling will transport you through the eras of American music.

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