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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.)

All tickets include same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours). View the Museum’s ticketing policy here. For more information on membership and to join online, visit our membership page.