CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Aug. 23, 2000
NBC-TV's Max Weinberg opens 2000-01 UI lecture season
IOWA CITY -- The University of Iowa Lecture Committee will kick off its
2000-01 free public lecture season Monday, Aug. 28 with Max Weinberg, former
E Street Band drummer, at
7:30 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union.
Weinberg, now music director of the Max Weinberg Seven band with NBC-TV's
"Late Night with Conan O'Brien," talk show will use media clips
and personal anecdotes to recall his years with Bruce Springsteen's E Street
Band and with his current talk show band.
Weinberg was cited by the "Playboy" Pop and Jazz Music Poll in
1985, and a year later by "Rolling Stone" Critics Poll as Best Drummer.
He has played on the first and second largest selling albums in rock music
history with performances on "Born in the U.S.A" by Springsteen
and the E Street Band and "Bat Out of Hell," recorded by Meatloaf.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of
Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires
an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the
UI Lecture Committee at (319) 335-3255.