While previous years have featured a screening of The Last Waltz, a musical documentary filmed and directed by a young Martin Scorsese of the last concert held by Canadian-American rock group, The Band, on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, this year’s benefit, presented in part by Langdon Publishing, will be a live performance of the music from the soundtrack by a band of Tulsa musicians led by Paul Benjaman.
In addition to the concert and meal, the evening will feature a live auction and raffle items, as well as a unique, memory-making photo booth experience.
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Released in 1978, The Last Waltz, was a music documentary filmed and directed by Martin Scorsese. Considered one of the best concert documentaries ever made, the movie features the last concert (by the same name) of the Canadian-American rock group, The Band, which was held on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom. The Band (musicians Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel & Robbie Robertson) was joined by more than a dozen special guests, including Ronnie Hawkins, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris Dr John, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters and Neil Young. Song performances include “Up on Cripple Creek,” “Ophelia,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” and “The Weight.”
Please do not attend this event if you have a diagnosis of coronavirus, have been in contact with a confirmed case in the last 5 days or have been told to quarantine/isolate within the last 5 days. Also, do not attend if you are showing symptoms of a new cough, a new onset of shortness of breath, or had a fever within the last 48 hours.
Smoking and vaping is not allowed inside of Cain’s Ballroom.
Tickets have an 8 ticket limit. This is per person, address, credit card, email, etc… Orders over this limit may have any or all of their orders refunded without notice.