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GRAMMY Museum May 2021 Schedule: Yoshiki, Zoé, Shungudzo, Mele Mei & More
Earlier this week, the GRAMMY Museum announced it will be reopening to the public on May 21. During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Museum launched COLLECTION:live, a star-studded virtual offering of new and archival talks and performances. Even as the Museum begins to welcome guests back inside in its welcoming Downtown Los Angeles space, they will continue to release new digital programming every month on COLLECTION:live, to bring the music to everyone, regardless of location.
Today, April 30, the GRAMMY Museum has revealed the lineup for its virtual programming lineup, much of it highlighting artists of Asian descent in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Read on for the full May COLLECTION:live schedule, which reveals when the content goes live on the platform.
New programs to be released this month on:
Thurs., May 6
- David Shaw
- Nancy Wilson
Thurs., May 20
- Trey Hensley, Rob Ickes, & Tommy Emmanuel
- Parker Millsap
- Todd Snider
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- 5/1 MISSIO
- 5/8 Kelsy Karter
- 5/15 Leela James
- 5/22 Spiritbox
- 5/29 Shungudzo
Archived Programs to be released this month in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
- Daniel Ho & Tak Matsumoto
- Henry Kapono
- Anoushka Shankar
- 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 more
- Music 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 Hoa
- Mele 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
- 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)
COLLECTION:live is the GRAMMY Museum's official online streaming service, available for $2.99/month or $29.99 a year. Proceeds benefit the Museum's music education initiatives. Sign up at watch.grammymuseum.org.