Americana series at the Boch Center strikes a chord between past and present

Tying the atmosphere together will be Boston archivist David Bieber’s massive collection of folk and Americana-related memorabilia, which will be on display in the Shubert. From concert posters to album covers to everything in between, Bieber hopes that his collection will provide context to the music and bring the folk scene back to life for the audience. “I think people do have a real curiosity of where things came from,” he says in a phone interview. “These songs, these artists, and these ideas didn’t spontaneously explode on the scene; they had been percolating and existing for decades. The great thing is if you can chronicle all this and present it in front of a public that’s coming to see music, then that fills a lot of the blanks.”

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