The Pioneers - Newark Public Library

The Pioneers

The Newark Public Library’s James Brown African American Room, Hippie Torrales and Duce Martinez present: The Pioneers, a live discussion on the early days of discotheques and disco music with the legends Tom Moulton, Alex Rosner and Ray Caviano.

Friday July 14th, 2023 3-5PM

Newark Public Library Main Branch

5 Washington St. Newark, NJ 07102

James Brown African American Room, 2nd Floor

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Registration is encouraged! Please click here to register on Eventbrite.

Free parking will be available at the Essex County Parking Deck located at 20 Bridge Street, Newark, NJ 07102.


Join us 5-10PM for the after party in the Newark Public Library courtyard with Hippie Torrales, Duce Martinez and Martin Gee. There will be food trucks, dancing and music!
Food provided by:
  • Vonceil’s Veggie & Seafood
  • Empanadas by Lady G
  • Golden Wings

More details to come!

Meet the panel:

Download the flyer here

Check back here or on the James Brown African American Room Instagram @jbaar_npl for any updates!