Louis Armstrong Live in Concert, East Berlin 1965
Reception with red beans and rice at 6:30 p.m.
Introduction by Ricky Riccardi and screening at 7:30 p.m.
Presented in collaboration with the Louis Armstrong House Museum in celebration of International Jazz Day
In 1965, Louis Armstrong went behind the Iron Curtain as a “Goodwill Jazz Ambassador” and gave an unforgettable performance featuring a show-stopping version of “Hello, Dolly!,” and many other great hits. This is a rare screening of a remarkable two-set concert, introduced by Ricky Riccardi, Archivist of the Louis Armstrong House Museum. The screening will be preceded by a reception featuring Louis Armstrong’s treats courtesy of COFFEED.
Tickets: $15 ($9 Museum members at the Film Lover, Dual, and Family Levels/Free for Silver Screen and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with any questions regarding online reservations.)