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Beyond the Groove: The Vietnam War Through Music

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GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE

800 West Olympic Boulevard

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Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Join PBS SoCal at the Grammy Museum October 25 for an evening exploring the Vietnam war through music. Songs have a unique way of recalling specific emotions and moments, and this event connects the iconic music of the 1960s and 70s to personal, local stories in support of the epic new Ken Burns documentary, The Vietnam War. The night will include live musical performances, local storytellers, and selections from the film--an immersive experience that aims to bring the Vietnam to life through music.

Please note that this event will be overbooked in order to ensure capacity.


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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam.

Ten years in the making, the series includes rarely seen and digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the globe, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th Century, historic television broadcasts, evocative home movies, and secret audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations. THE VIETNAM WAR features more than 100 iconic musical recordings from greatest artists of the era and haunting original music from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross as well as the Silk Road Ensemble featuring Yo-Yo Ma.

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