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Volume 6, Issue 75  | September 17, 2021

Balboa Island Museum Newport Beach welcomes author Chris Epting 

Balboa Island Museum Newport Beach is presenting a speaker event on Thursday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. The featured guest is author Chris Epting, who penned and will share Rock ‘n’ Roll in Orange County: Music Madness and Memories.

According to Google Books, his book showcases, “The great acts – from Hendrix to Joplin and from Kiss to Korn – played to the Orange County crowd at such classic venues as Huntington Beach’s Golden Bear, the Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim’s Doll Hut,” as told by pop culture expert Epting.

Balboa Island Museum Epting

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Chris Epting

Epting is the author of 30 travel/history books, including James Dean Died Here (Santa Monica Press), Roadside Baseball (McGraw Hill), Hello It’s Me, Dispatches From a Pop Culture Junkie (Santa Monica Press) and many others. He is also an award-winning travel writer and veteran music journalist.

Seating for this event is limited. Tickets are free to museum members and $20 for non-members. RSVP to 949.675.3952.

Balboa Island Museum Newport Beach is located at 210 B Marine Ave., Balboa Island. For more information, call 949.675.3952 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Visit the website at

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