The Last Waltz was a concert by the Canadian-American rock group The Band, held on American Thanksgiving Day of 1976 and turned into a documentary by Martin Scorsese. Join us on Thanksgiving evening forty years later for a special screening of Scorsese’s The Last Waltz!
Director: Martin Scorsese
Seventeen years after joining forces as the backing band for rockabilly cult hero Ronnie Hawkins, Canadian roots rockers The Band call it quits with a lavish farewell show at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom on Nov. 25, 1976. Filmed by Martin Scorsese, this documentary features standout performances by rock legends such as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell and Muddy Waters, as well as interviews tracing the group’s history and discussing road life.
When: Thursday, November 24th