Friends, family, and colleagues:
I'm working on premieres of the film Muscle Shoals ... Wanna see it for free?
tells the surprising story of the little North Alabama recording studio and the unsung people behind music that has moved generations. The film was an official selection of Sundance and SXSW and a winner at Hot Docs and Boulder. Click here to view the trailer
and tell me if you aren't tapping your foot and humming along.
“MUSIC LOVERS WILL GET PLENTY OF THRILLS hearing first-hand accounts of how such classic tracks as Aretha’s ‘Respect’ and the Stones’ ‘Brown Sugar’ were created.” – Dennis Harvey, Variety
The movie premieres this Friday
, September 27 at the IFC Center in Manhattan
, and then rolls out over the coming weekends to dozens more cities. Complimentary tickets are available through this program, while supplies last, for opening weekend shows in these cities (subject to change)
Oct 11-13: L.A., San Fran/Berkeley, Boston, the Twin Cities, & Nashville
Oct 18-20: Atlanta, Birmingham, Denver, Seattle, & D.C.
Oct 25-27: Santa Fe & Asheville, NC
Nov 1-3: Richmond, VA
Hey, New York: claim your tickets now! Requests must be received by this Friday.
(other markets coming soon to the same program landing page)
It's an honor to be working with these filmmakers. All we ask of everyone receiving tickets is that they tell others about this movie. If you know people in the cities listed above who should see this film, please forward this offer. Thank you!
P.S., Got questions, like 'What is Muscle Shoals?'
It's a new film about the music that moved generations and the unsung house-band heroes who performed with hundreds of stars on hit recordings from the Allman Brothers
to Alicia Keys
, from Jimmy Cliff
to Steve Winwood
, from Matisyahu
to Lynyrd Skynyrd
. It's the story of a man who overcame staggering tragedy to establish one of the most influential studios in the history of popular music. To learn more about the film, visit: MuscleShoalsMovie.com
'Who's funding this ticket program?'
Supporters who believe in the film's message of the transformative power of music: to heal, to unite, and to inspire
. Also: Muscle Shoals'
producers are donating their profits to two charitable foundations which are advancing the positive impact of music on our youth and our communities. Above all, we hope this program will educate, inspire, and entertain. Read more FAQs