The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary

Series: Sonic Cinema

On Thanksgiving eve Sonic Cinema presents a 35mm print of Martin Scorcese's THE LAST WALTZ for the 40th anniversary of this historic concert!

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 Thanksgiving 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 , Neil Young , Joni Mitchell and Muddy Waters , as well as interviews tracing the group's history and discussing road life.