Tina Turner, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Frank Zappa, The Ramones, Amy Winehouse are a few of the artists featured in Who Shot Rock & Roll, A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present at Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles.
"The Los Angeles showing of this exhibit is the only one on the western coast of the United States and features an original short documentary film produced exclusively for the Annenberg Space for Photography. The film is shown in vivid detail on two 14’ by 7’ screens in 4K resolution and will feature new photographs, interviews and behind the scenes footage with exhibit photographers Ed Colver, Henry Diltz, Jill Furmanovsky, Lynn Goldsmith, Bob Gruen, Norman Seeff, Mark Seliger and Guy Webster. Shot in Los Angeles, New York and the United Kingdom, the film will also include appearances by recording artists such as Alice Cooper and Henry Rollins, as well as rock photography über-collector Michael Ochs, Grammy-winning album cover designer Gary Burden and guest curator and author Gail Buckland. The exhibit was originally shown and created by the Brooklyn Museum with Buckland."
Alongside the exhibit, there will be Three, FREE Saturday nights (7 to 10 PM) of outdoor live music and more presented in collaboration with KCRW.
Series kick off with Acoustic performance by Moby on July 14, followed by 40th Anniversary of T.Rex's “The Slider” featuring Portugal. The Man on July 21 and last A night of music celebrating “Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan” featuring Raphael Saadiq & Band of Skulls on August 4.
All 3 acts are followed by a DJ set.
Even though concerts are Free, RSVP is needed...
On nights of the concerts, Annenberg Space for Photography will stay opened until 11 PM.
(* Frank Zappa poster from exhibit event pages)