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Taps and Top 10 Hits

What shoots a song to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 list? Find out during a night of beer and music!

By Virginia Festival of the Book

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, March 23 · 7 - 8:30pm EDT


Random Row Brewing Co. 608 Preston Avenue #A Charlottesville, VA 22903

About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

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From the Beatles to Bob Dylan, from Prince to K-pop, Stereogum senior editor Tom Breihan’s new book, The Number Ones: Twenty Chart-Topping Hits That Reveal the History of Pop Music, spins stories from decades of sounds and ponders the playlists of the future. He'll be in conversation with Jack Hamilton, author of Just Around Midnight. Grab a beer, and listen to song samples and a fascinating talk. Sponsored by Catherine and Tucker Lemon.

About the organizer

A program of Virginia Humanities, the Virginia Festival of the Book brings together writers and readers to promote and celebrate books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. We offer in-person programming each March as well as virtual programming throughout the year, providing book lovers a variety of ways to learn about the world, find inspiration in work from today’s best writers and illustrators, and discover new ways of understanding ourselves and others.

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