GRAMMY Museum Presents A Conversation With Kelly Carlin Friday, October 2

Author/radio host Kelly Carlin, daughter of the GRAMMY-winning comedian George Carlin, will visit the GRAMMY Museum’s Clive Davis Theater on Friday, October 2 for an intimate discussion about her father and her recently published memoir, A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up With George. Carlin will visit the Museum for a special program in conjunction with the opening of George Carlin: A Place For My Stuff, which the GRAMMY Museum revealed today.


WHAT:      A Conversation With Kelly Carlin will be moderated by Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum, and will be followed by a reading with special guest actor/comedian Kevin Pollak.




A Conversation With Kelly Carlin will take place in the Museum’s Clive Davis Theater on the second floor. The evening begins at 8 p.m. and doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at

The GRAMMY Museum is located at 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015.

With an entrance off of Figueroa Street, the Museum resides within the L.A. LIVE district, at the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles.


George Carlin: A Place For My Stuff opens Sept. 30 and will be on display at the GRAMMY Museum through March 2016. Co-curated by the GRAMMY Museum and Kelly Carlin, the exhibit will feature personal artifacts from George Carlin’s estate, including:


  • Carlin’s GRAMMY Awards and other accolades
  • Childhood scrapbook and photos
  • The set list from his performances on The Tonight Show in 1962 and The Ed Sullivan Show in 1971
  • His public arrest records
  • Script from the 1999 cult film Dogma
  • And more




Kelly Carlin was born in Ohio in 1963. She began her showbiz career working in TV production for her mother and father, George Carlin, on various shows for HBO. While at UCLA, Kelly Carlin discovered her voice as a writer, which led her to a brief career in writing for film and TV with her writing partner and husband, Robert McCall. Carlin presently tours with her critically acclaimed solo show, “A Carlin Home Companion,” and hosts two radio shows — The Kelly Carlin Show on SiriusXM and Waking from the American Dream on SModcast Network. On Sept. 15, 2015, she released her memoir, A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George (St. Martin’s Press).




Paying tribute to music’s rich cultural history, this one-of-a-kind, 21st-century museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, and the history of the premier recognition of excellence in recorded music — the GRAMMY® Award. The GRAMMY Museum features 30,000 square feet of interactive and multimedia exhibits located within L.A. LIVE, the downtown Los Angeles sports, entertainment and residential district. Through thought-provoking and dynamic public and educational programs and exhibits, guests will experience music from a never-before-seen insider perspective that only the GRAMMY Museum can deliver. For more information, please call 213-765-6800 or For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYMuseum on Twitter and Instagram, and like “The GRAMMY Museum” on Facebook.

Credit: The GRAMMY Museum.

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