THE GRAMMY MUSEUM®: Devoted to exploring and celebrating music


The Museum offers an eclectic mix of unique, intimate evening programs. Audiences are thrilled to see performances by legendary artists, hear candid interviews with industry heavyweights, or catch an up-and-coming band from Los Angeles.

An Evening With

Our flagship program series, An Evening With, features legendary, contemporary and award-winning musicians. Artists are interviewed onstage and reveal insightful stories of their career path as well as current projects. The evening progresses with an audience Q&A session and usually culminates with a brief live performance. Past programs in this series featured artists such as Brian Wilson, Annie Lennox, Kenny Chesney, Stevie Nicks, Tom Morello, My Chemical Romance, Yoko Ono, Donovan, Dave Matthews, Harry Connick Jr., Ringo Starr, Herbie Hancock, Seal and David Foster, John Mayer, Mavis Staples, Jack White, The Mavericks, Public Enemy, Aaron Neville and more. View All Past Programs


The newest series on the block, Homegrown, features local, southern California based musicians. The artists share stories about how they started making music, their first tour, and recording their debut album. The program structure features a brief interview introducing the band followed by a 45 minute set of original material. Andy Grammer, The Belle Brigade, The Airborne Toxic Event, Miguel and Lifehouse have all taken the stage in support of the Homegrown series. View All Past Programs

The Drop

Our program series The Drop features individual artists or bands who have a new album release. This program usually occurs the day of or soon after the album's drop date. The artist plays selected tracks or performs the songs live and elaborates on the songs' creation, how they were recorded, their experience in the studio and more. After the interview, fans have the opportunity for questions. Past "Drops" have included John Legend and the Roots, Robert Randolph, Raphael Saadiq, Los Lonely Boys, Jakob Dylan, Susanna Hoffs, John Doe, Lisa Marie Presley, Raphael Saadiq, Natalie Maines, Iron and Wine, Ron Sexsmith and more. View All Past Programs

Reel to Reel

Reel to Reel is our series that covers music-related documentary films. The program begins with a screening of the film, followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and other special guests. Reel to Reel's past lineup has included It Might Get Loud, Foo Fighters: Back and Forth, The Beatles: Yellow Submarine, Mr. Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne and ELO, Downloaded, Ring of Fire (The June Carter Cash Story) and Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me. View All Past Programs

Great Guitars

Great Guitars focuses on artists who are, among their many musical talents, great guitarists. The artist engages in an informal conversation about their background and career path, discusses or demonstrates their guitar technique and adds insight into their style or sound. The evening culminates with a short performance and Q&A opportunity for the audience. Past programs of this series have included Warren Haynes, John Jorgenson, Lee Ritenour, Jonny Lang, George Thorogood, Steve Cropper, Steve Lukather, Warren Haynes, Richard Thompson, Orianthi and Wayne Kramer. View All Past Programs

Icons of the Music Industry

This series includes lectures and talks with music industry veterans including record label heads, producers and engineers, all of whom contributed in making the music that is celebrated inside the GRAMMY Museum. Clive Davis, Jerry Moss, Herb Alpert, Joe Smith, Seymour Stein, Mike Curb, Chris Blackwell, Rob Cavallo, Ken Ehrlich, and Russell Simmons have all joined us for this series. View All Past Programs


This series focuses on up and coming bands and musicians who are making the music scene today. Past programs include Kaskade, Glen Hansard, Jake Shimabukro, Jovanotti, and Enrique Bunbury. View All Past Programs