Author talk with Joe Bebo. Inthe Back of the Van: The Story of One Unforgettable Summer

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

From the band’s first job on the Cape where they almost got arrested, to the famed Boston Tea Party gig, this book puts you on stage with the author as he plays drums behind Van Morrison. Witness Van’s blowup at the Psychedelic Supermarket, experience the magical night at the Rocky Point Amusement Park. This story chronicles the events of that memorable summer, and gives an intimate look at the famed songwriter and performer at a critical juncture in his life. Spanning the summer between Brown Eyed Girl and Astral Weeks, the author gives us a glimpse of Boston in the year 1968, and some insight into the factors that were to influence one of the most productive musical outputs of our time. This is the story of that unforgettable summer.