2017

Jack Kerouac Birthday Celebration

Celebrate Jack Kerouac's 95th Birthday in Lowell!
March 11, 2017

12:00 Noon: Pollard Library Tour
This Library played a pivotal role in shaping Kerouac’s literary consciousness, and now houses a “Kerouac Corner.” Led by Bill Walsh. The Pollard Library is located at 401 Merrimack Street.

Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Festival

The 2017 Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Festival will be held from 5 to 9 October 2017. There will also be a Kerouac Memorial Walk on 21 October. Stay tuned for more details.

Three anniversaries that will be celebrated at the festival:

  1. Publication of On the Road
  2. First Jazz Poetry Trio: Jack Kerouac, MC; Phillip Lamantia, Howard Hart, David Amram, French horn
  3. Pull My Daisy
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