Music

Memorial Day Writers Project in D.C. May 28

May 23, 2018

The Memorial Day Writers Project will hold its 25th biannual reading on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Memorial Day, Monday May 28, from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm. The Project's tent will be set up…

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May Screening in D.C. of ‘Vietnam: An Inner View’ doc

March 28, 2018

The new documentary film, "Vietnam: An Inner View," will have its Atlantic Coast premiere on Thursday, May 24, at the Avalon Theatre in Washington, D.C. There will be two screenings of the film, which the…

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Henry Threadgill Performs in NYC in November – Vietnam Vets Invited

October 27, 2017

The renowned Pulitzer-Prize-winning jazz composer Henry Threadgill will be performing mixed media pieces in two venues in New York City in mid-November: on November 17 at 7:30 p.m at the Tilton Gallery (8 E. 76th St.), and on November 18…

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Henry Threadgill at Lincoln Center: VVA Members Invited

August 24, 2017

The renowned jazz musician Henry Threadgill will be doing two concerts, on September 22 and 23, at Rose Theater in Lincoln Center in New York City. Titled “The Pulitzer Nights,” the concerts will highlight the…

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Memorial Day Writers Project – May 29 on The Mall in D.C.

May 16, 2017

The Memorial Day Writers Project will hold its 24th biannual open mic event for veterans and friends of veterans on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, starting at 11:30 a.m.  The…

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‘Music and Veterans’ Panel at the Library of Congress May 5

April 27, 2017

Music and Veterans: The Vietnam Era & Disco is the title of a panel discussion that will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at the Library of Congress. Karen…

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Scoring the Vietnam War (in the Ken Burns Doc)

February 1, 2017

Trent Reznor, best known as the lead singer of the hard rocking band Nine Inch Nails , also has made his mark in recent years as a composer of movie scores. He and collaborator Atticus Ross…

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Stars & Stripes: Music and the Vietnam War

November 10, 2016

The just-posted November 10 Stars & Stripes has an excellent feature article that can be read on line, "Vietnam: The First Rock and Roll War " by Sean Moores, that looks in depth at popular music and…

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Music Query: Aussie Band Xanadu

August 25, 2016

Paul Sweeney, who plays in a band in Australia with Don Morrison, would like to hear from Vietnam War veterans who saw Morrison perform for the troops in country in 1971 with his siblings Barrie…

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‘Sidetrack of War’ at Columbia University, April 28

April 27, 2016

Tomorrow evening, Thursday, April 28, the Service Together organization is presenting “Soundtrack of War, ” a performance and discussion event featuring Eli Smith, host of the Down Home Radio Show,  and Peter Stampfil of the The Holy Modal…

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