Celebrating its 35th year as a contemporary arts organization, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts is hosting a special one-night-only presentation of the new documentary by Dave Grohl, Sound City.

This 108 minute presentation takes place deep in the San Fernando Valley, amidst rows of dilapidated warehouses, where rock n’ roll’s best kept secret was hidden away: Sound City. America’s greatest unsung recording studio housed a one-of-a-kind console, and as its legend grew, seminal bands and artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Rick Springfield, Tom Petty, Metallica and Nirvana all came out to put magic to tape.

Sound City

Directed by Dave Grohl and featuring interviews and performances from the iconic musicians who recorded some of rock’s greatest albums at the studio, Sound City doesn’t just tell the story of this real-life rock ’n’ roll shrine, it celebrates the human element of music as Grohl gathers some of rock’s biggest artists to collaborate on a new album. Using Sound City’s legendary analog console, together these artists continue to create musical miracles in a digital world.

Advance tickets available, purchase tickets online at uica.org or call 616.454.7000. UICA members pay only $4 and non-members pay $8.