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Grammy Museum

Monday, October 14th

7 PM

800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 

(213) 765-6800


The GRAMMY Museum will host a discussion on Holly's Janis: Her Life and Music, a biography illuminating Rock & Roll trailblazer, Janis Joplin. Following the discussion, we are thrilled to welcome critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Pearl to perform a special set of songs in tribute to Janis. Copies of the book will be sold in the GRAMMY Museum retail store during the program (ahead of the book's official release date to the public), and attendees will have the opportunity to get their copies signed by George-Warren at the end of the program.


More info HERE


Book Soup

Tuesday, October 15th

7 PM

8818 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069



Holly discusses and signs Janis: Her Life & Music


More info HERE


The Bindery

Thursday, October 17th

6 PM

1644 Haight Street, San Francisco, 415 863 8688


The Bindery and SF Heritage host a special event with Holly George-Warren for her new definitive biography about Janis Joplin, Janis: Her Life & Music.




More info HERE


Book Passage

Saturday, October 19th

4 PM

51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA, (415) 927-0960


Holly discusses and signs Janis: Her Life & Music


More info HERE 



Sunday October 20th

7:30 PM

1005 W. Burnside st. / Portland, Or


Holly discusses and signs Janis: Her Life & Music


More info HERE


Texas Book Festival

Panel: Texas Music Legends: Janis Joplin and Stevie Ray Vaughan

Saturday, October 26th

4 PM

Texas Tent (Colorado and 13th)


In two new books about Texas music legends Stevie Ray Vaughan and Janis Joplin, biographers Andy Aledort and Alan Paul (Texas Flood) and Holly George-Warren (Janis) use their unprecedented access to family members and collaborators to deliver surprisingly intimate portraits of these larger-than-life personalities.


More info HERE


McNally Jackson Books - Seaport

Monday, October 28th

7 PM 

4 Fulton St, New York, 646-964-4234


Holly in conversation about Janis: Her Life & Music with Anthony DeCurtis


More info HERE


Golden Notebook / Kleinert James Center For The Performing Arts
34 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498

Sunday, November 3rd

4 PM


Holly discusses and signs Janis: Her Life & Music

Music by Robert Burke Warren & Cally Mansfield


More info HERE


Porter Square Books

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

7:00 PM

25 White St. Cambridge, MA, 617-491-2220


Holly discusses and signs copies of Janis: Her Life & Music


More info HERE


Oblong Books & Music - Rhinebeck

Wednesday, November 13th

6 PM

6422 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY


In conversation with Oblong's Dick Hermans. RSVP Requested.


More info (and to RSVP): HERE



Emerson Resort & Spa

Saturday, November 16th

4 PM

5340 Route 28 Mount Tremper, New York, 845-688-2828


Holly discusses and signs Janis: Her Life & Music

Music by Robert Burke Warren & Cally Mansfield


more info HERE



Little City Books

Thursday, November 21st

7 PM

100 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken, New Jersey 201-626-READ 


Holly discusses and signs Janis: Her Life & Music


More info HERE


Boston Public Library

Tuesday, December 10th

Details TBD



International Country Music Conference, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

Friday, May 31st


HGW is presenting the paper, "The Country Side of Janis Joplin"

Brooklyn Book Festival

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Americana Music Conference

Thursday, September 18, 2014
5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Howlin' Books
1702 8th Ave. S, Nashville, TN
615- 942- 9683

Holly will be joined by Will Kimbrough, Jody Stephens and others to celebrate the music of Alex Chilton.

Southern Folk Life Festival
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Saturday, August 23, 2014
10:45 - 11:30 p.m.
Cat's Cradle and Arts Center
300-G E Main, Carborro, NC
919- 929- 2787

Holly will be giving a talk on Alex Chilton, alongside Peter Guralnick and other cultural historians.

Scuppernong Books

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
6:00 p.m.
304 S Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 274-01
336- 763- 1919

A Man Called Destruction: Reading, discussion and book signing.

Rosendale Theater

Saturday, July 5, 2014
7:15 p.m.
Rosendale Theatre
Main Street, Rosendale, NY

Holly will be introducing the documentary
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me. Following the screening, Holly will participate in a Q&A with the film’s director Drew DeNicola, and will be signing A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton (copies will be available for purchase from Inquiring Minds Bookstore).

SXSW 2014

Friday, March 14th
12:30 - 1:30
SXSW Convention Center: "Rock, Rattle, and Read: How to Sell and Write a Music Biography" panel.

Holly will be discussing her biography of Alex Chilton along with panelists Denise Oswald, Parke Puterbaugh, and David Ritz.

2 PM
Holly will be signing copies of "A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton" at the Convention Center bookstore.

McNally Jackson Books, NYC

Monday, March 24th
7 PM
52 Prince Street, New York City
(212) 274-1160

Holly George-Warren in conversation with Anthony DeCurtis about her new book, "A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton."


Sunday, April 6th
11:30 AM - 1 PM

Biography Panel - Writing: A Life

Moderated by Will Hermes, senior critic and contributing editor at Rolling Stone, longtime contributor to National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” and author of "Love Goes To Buildings On Fire: Five Years In New York That Changed Music Forever." Holly will discuss "A Man called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton," and "Public Cowboy No.1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry." Other panelists include Henry Bushkin, Tom Folsom, and J. Michael Lennon.

SXSW 2013

Saturday March 16th, 12:30-1:30 PM

Moderating the panel "Remembering Patsy and Kitty"
Kelly Hogan, Rosie Flores, Laura Cantrell, and Kristi Rose join me in a discussion of the great Patsy Cline and Kitty Wells.

Behind the Scenes of Rock & Roll Panel

Holly and friend at a recent book signing (Holly's shirt by Amy Hoban's California Wear, skirt by Katy K's Ranch Dressing; photo by Josh Gosfield)

The Cowgirl Way, July 2010

Books of Wonder, at 18 West 18th Street in Manhattan, is pleased to announce that on Sunday, August 1st we will be hosting a reading by HOLLY GEORGE WARREN with a special performance by her musician/husband ROBERT BURKE WARREN also known as UNCLE ROCK. The author, HOLLY GEORGE WARREN, will be on hand to present The Cowgirl Way: Hats off to America’s Women of the West – a fascinating account of an ever-evolving American icon: the cowgirl. Featuring nimble equestriennes, hawkeyed sharpshooters, sly outlaws, expert wranglers, and talented performers who made eyes pop and jaws drop with their skills, savvy and bravery, The Cowgirl Way invites readers to saddle up with these trailblazers, who helped settle the West and define the cowgirl spirit. In addition to the reading by HOLLY GEORGE WARREN, UNCLE ROCK will be performing a selection of songs. Starting at 1pm on Sunday, HOLLY GEORGE WARREN will introduce her book, take questions from the audience and sign copies of her book, and UNCLE ROCK will perform cowboy songs for the audience. All ages. 1-3pm.

The Golden Notebook presents book party and signing at Joshua's Upstairs, Woodstock New York. Saturday July 18th from 4 to 6 PM.