LIVE STREAM: Ponderosa Stomp Music History Conference September 24 & 25

This stream is live from Friday September 24 at Noon EST to Saturday, September 25 at 6 p.m. EST. For a complete schedule of events click here.


SPECIAL LIVE STREAM: Ponderosa Stomp Conference featuring Dave Bartholomew with John Broven and Ira “Dr. Ike” Padnos - Saturday at 4:45 p.m. EST/3:45 CST
Without the talents of producer, arranger, bandleader, talent scout and trumpeter Dave Bartholomew, the world would never have heard of a piano player named Fats – and that’s only scratching the edge of the tip of the iceberg for Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans’ premier architect of rock n’roll. With Stomp founder Dr. Ike and chronicler John Broven, Bartholomew shares his firsthand account of the dawn of the American rock and R&B sound.


In conjunction with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's tribute to Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew at this year's 15th Annual American Music Masters series, the Museum is partnering the with the New Orleans Ponderosa Stomp this month.

On Friday, September 24th, the Rock Hall's Dr. Lauren Onkey and Jason Hanley will host the Third Annual American Music History Conference at the Ponderosa Stomp in New Orleans.  An array of iconic musicians will be interviewed at the conference including Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Duane Eddy, Ronnie Spector, and Dave Bartholomew, along with Jimi Espinoza, the original bassist of Thee Midniters, who ignited Chicano rock in 60's East L.A. with cruising anthems like "Whittier Blvd." Additionally, the Trashmen, the wild 60's Minnesotans behind the iconic rock song "Surfin' Bird" will be interviewed as well.