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Grammy Museum Offers Free Online Programs With Billie Eilish, Brandi Carlile & More During Closure

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Billie Eilish performs onstage at The GRAMMY Museum on Sept. 17, 2019 in Los Angeles.

“The Grammy Museum’s doors may be closed, but our mission isn’t."

Update: Scroll to see the full schedule for April.

Though the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles remains closed until further notice because of the coronavirus, the museum will debut never-before-released digital programs from its archives online for free starting Wednesday (March 18).

Billie EilishBob NewhartBrandi Carlile, Greta Van FleetLarkin Poe, Scarypoolparty, X Ambassadors and Yola are the first round of artists to be featured in the digital series, which features intimate interviews with artists and musicians in the Grammy Museum’s 200-seat Clive Davis Theater from past programs. Since the museum opened 12 years ago, it has hosted more than 900 programs.

The museum will release a new program on GrammyMuseum.org every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, beginning Wednesday with Scarypoolparty. Future programs includes Yola (March 21), Newhart (March 23), Larkin Poe (March 25), X Ambassadors (March 28),  Carlile (March 30), Eilish and Finneas (April 1), Greta Van Fleet (April 4) and Kool and the Gang (April 6).

Every Friday, starting this week with X: 40 Years of Punk, the museum will release slideshows from past exhibitions. March 27’s exhibit will be Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Popular Music and the National Pastime. Galleries include images of installation and artifacts, select media content featured in the exhibition, exhibit text, playlists and captions.

Additionally, the museum will release educational content and lesson plans via its website and digital platforms during the closure, as well as sharing daily playlists and thoughts curated by its staff.

"At the Grammy Museum, we believe that music has the power to bring us together, strengthen our sense of community and drive us forward -- especially in times when it feels like we are being pulled apart. We believe at its core, everything that we do is to better our community through music,” said Michael Sticka, Grammy Museum president. “The Grammy Museum’s doors may be closed, but our mission isn’t."

See the full schedule for April below.

DIGITAL PUBLIC PROGRAMS

4/1 – Billie Eilish and Finneas
4/4 – Greta Van Fleet
4/6 – Kool And The Gang
4/8 – Andrea Bocelli with Matteo Bocelli and Bob Ezrin
4/11 – Tanya Tucker with Brandi Carlile & Shooter Jennings
4/13 – Common
4/15 – Alice Merton
4/18 – Los Tigres del Norte
4/20 – Richard Marx
4/22 – Courtney Barnett
4/25 – Ben Platt
4/27 – Sabrina Carpenter
4/29 – Brett Young

DIGITAL EXHIBIT SERIES

4/3 – Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora
4/10 – Whitney!
4/17 – Sinatra: An American Icon
4/24 – Ella at 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald


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