|GRAMMY MUSEUM® ANNOUNCES DIGITAL MUSEUM’S MAY SCHEDULE|
INCLUDES PROGRAMMING AND VIRTUAL EXHIBITS IN CELEBRATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH
BMG TAKES OVER MAY’S SPOTLIGHT SATURDAYS SERIES
|WHO: Below is the May schedule on COLLECTION: live™ featuring interviews and/or performances.|
New Programs to be released this month
Thurs, May 6
Thurs, May 20
Trey Hensley, Rob Ickes, & Tommy Emmanuel
Todd Snider Zoé
Spotlight Saturdays Series Takeover By BMG
5/8 Kelsy Karter
5/15 Leela James
Archived Programs to be released this month in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Daniel Ho & Tak Matsumoto
Mele Mei in L.A.: Honoring The Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Tradition – featuring Hawaiian artists Charles Brotman, Amy Hanaiali’i, Raiatea Helm, Jeff Peterson, Makana, and moreMusic of Waikiki – featuring Hawaiian artists Melveen Leed, Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, Danny Couch (of the Alii’s), Jay Larrin, Nathan Aweau (from the Don Ho Show), Bobby Moderow (of Maunalua), Kawika Kahiapo, Streetlight Cadence, Kimie Miner, and Na HoaMele Mei in L.A.: A Salute to Hawaii’s GRAMMY Nominees – featuring Kimie Miner, Kathryn Schulmeister, and Amy Hanaiali’I, plus Kalani Pe’a, Bobby Moderow Jr., Streetlight Cadence, Jeff Peterson, and more.
DIGITAL EXHIBITS – in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (Archived Public Program will also be available on COLLECTION: live) Kī Hō’alu – Honoring the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Tradition (2016)We Are Friends – A Lifetime Party of ‘70s Hawaiian Music (2017)Music of Waikiki – Legendary Homes of Hawaiian Music (2019)
|WHAT:GRAMMY Museum announces next round of new and never-before-released digital content, including previously announced Spotlight Saturdays series featuring up-and-coming artists. The Museum’s Public Programs digital series features new intimate sit-down interviews with artists and musicians recorded via digital conferencing. Since the Museum opened 12 years ago, it has offered more than 1,000 Public Programs. The Museum is also releasing a new exhibit with several photo slideshows. The Museum continues to release digital educational content and lesson plans as part of the GRAMMY In The Schools® Knowledge Bank, continuing its mission of paying tribute to our musical heritage and bringing our community together through music. GRAMMY Museum At Home is made possible with generous support from the Hoesterey Family Charitable Foundation and Brian and Adria Sheth.|
COLLECTION: live is the GRAMMY Museum’s new official online streaming service available for $2.99/month or $29.99 a year. Proceeds benefit the Museum’s music education initiatives and help keep the Museum’s mission alive while the physical location remains closed due to COVID-19.
|WHEN:New digital programming will continue to be released each month even after the GRAMMY Museum reopens to the public on Friday, May 21.|
COLLECTION:live is the GRAMMY Museum’s official online streaming service, featuring an artfully curated collection of newly produced artist interviews, performances and livestreams, as well as special releases from the GRAMMY Museum archive. The Museum’s popular Public Programs series has been recorded over the last decade from the Clive Davis Theater in Los Angeles and has since surpassed the 1,000 program mark. Proceeds benefit the Museum’s music education initiatives.
ABOUT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM
Established in 2008, the GRAMMY Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of the history and significance of music through exhibits, education, grants, preservation initiatives, and public programming. Paying tribute to our collective musical heritage, the Museum explores and celebrates all aspects of the art form—from the technology of the recording process to the legends who’ve made lasting marks on our cultural identity.
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