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Peace Go With You, Gil: A Celebration of Gil Scott-Heron

July 20, 2012 @ 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

To honor the spoken word legend that set the stage for future rap, hip-hop and neo-soul artists, Grand Performances free outdoor space brings together Gil Scott-Heron’s daughter Gia Scott-Heron, friend and collaborator Brian Jackson and a 30-piece ensemble of L.A.’s new and upcoming artists among many others. Scott-Heron, a self-proclaimed “bluesologist” played an important role in the political, civil and musical rights movements in America in the 20th century. More information

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July 20, 2012
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8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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