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Kacee Clanton, star of A Night with Janis Joplin, opens an SF Giants game at AT&T Park with the National Anthem:





Little Girl Blue: the Rise of Janis Joplin

Before she became a feminist icon, Janis Joplin's folksy, bluesy tone formed the soundtrack of 1967 in San Francisco.
by Shannon Stockwell


A Revolutionary Rock Star

“Among American rock performers,” wrote music journalist Ellen Wills, “[Janis] was second only to Bob Dylan in importance as a creator–recorder–embodiment of her generation’s mythology.”
by Elspeth Sweatman


Our Sister, Janis

Laura and Michael Joplin's first road trip as children was to watch their sister perform at the Avalon Ballroom.
by Simon Hodgson


Strong Women: The Singers Who Influenced Janis Joplin, Part 1

Among the women who inspired Janis Joplin's iconic voice—and are represented onstage in A Night with Janis Joplin—are Bessie Smith, Odetta and Nina Simone.
by Allie Moss


Strong Women: The Singers Who Influenced Janis Joplin, Part 2

Take a closer look at two more soul singers who inspired Janis Joplin's iconic style: Etta James and Aretha Franklin.
by Allie Moss

More articles will be posted here as they become available.



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