Wattstax- Summer Night Cinema

August 9, 2022

August 9, 2022

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024


Admission is free. Seats are first come, first served

Event Description

This amazing documentary film celebrates a mammoth, all-day musical event, the 1972 annual Watts Summer Festival with performances by Stax Records artists including Isaac Hayes, The Dramatics, Luther Ingram, The Staple Singers, Rufus Thomas, The Emotions, Albert King, and many more.

Featuring highlights of a seven-hour concert for an audience of over 100,000 people at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in the summer of 1972, along with on-the-street interviews and comedian Richard Pryor at his peak,


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