Experts related to Rolling Stones' Indy concert
June 26, 2015
What the Stones concert means for Indy, the Speedway
Jonathon Day, associate professor, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Day can talk about what the Rolling Stones concert means economically for Indianapolis as well as using the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as a concert venue. Day specializes in destination management and branding and has been active in tourism for more than 25 years. In 2000 he was named one of Travel Agents magazine's "100 Rising Stars" of destination marketing. His research interests are destination branding, sustainable tourism and hospitality practices.
Rock, pop culture historian on the Stones' concert in Indy
Michael A. Morrison, associate professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts. Morrison, who teaches a course on society, culture and rock music, can talk about the significance of the Stones' concert in Indianapolis and the band's role and legacy in music and American culture. He also has taught courses on pop culture and politics, race and British punk.