Roanoke College

Barry Drake Brings "70s Rock: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" to Roanoke College


SALEM, Va. - Barry Drake, often called a walking encyclopedia of music, will present a rock and roll multi-media show, "70s Rock: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," at Roanoke College Wednesday, November 7 at 8 p.m. in the Pickle Lounge, Colket Center.

This exciting "behind the music" look at the 1970s is open to the public at no charge. For more information, call the Colket Center Information Desk at (540) 378-5125. Drake, one of rock music's foremost historians, is an award-winning lecturer on the college campus circuit. This show examines one of the most confusing, misunderstood and criticized decades in rock and roll history.

Roanoke College, the country's second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke is one of just 276 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast." Roanoke's 2,000 students represent 40 states across the U.S. and 26 foreign countries.

For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.