Hot on the heels of its debut screening at the Broad in New Orleans, Take Me To The River: New Orleans, has shared its plans to continue its theatrical rollout with one-week engagements in New York City and Los Angeles starting on April 29.
The film directed by Martin Shore, celebrates the rich musical history, unmatched heritage, and ongoing legacy of New Orleans, and will continue with screenings in major cities across the country including, Philadelphia, Seattle, Houston, Nashville, Memphis and more through May 23. Additionally, music lovers and film aficionados will be able to enjoy the film during one-night screenings in Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., Denver, Scottsdale, Ariz., Philadelphia, and St. Louis, Mo., on May 18.
In conjunction with the New York City and Los Angeles screenings, on April 29, a 25-track LP of the same name will also be released. The record features performances by Irma Thomas, Big Freedia, Cyril Neville, Davell Crawford, Snoop Dogg, Donald Harrison, Anders Osborne and more. Learn more about the record here.
Take Me To The River All-Stars–a band formed around the film–will put on a single-night performance at the House of Blues in New Orleans on May 5. The ensemble is made up of North Mississippi Allstars brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson, Joe Ashlar (who is known for his work with the late Dr. John) and Galactic bassist Robert Mercurio. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band will serve as the special guest for the evening. The performance will also feature special guests Ivan Neville, George Porter Jr., Ian Neville, Sharde Thomas, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and Walter ‘Wolfman’ Washington.
Tickets for the event are onsale now. Find tickets here.
Find tickets to the Take Me To The River: New Orleans screenings here.
Watch a trailer for the film below.
Take Me To The River: New Orleans Screening Dates
April 22: New Orleans, The Broad
April 29: New York/Manhattan, Alamo Drafthouse Lower Manhattan
April 29: Los Angeles, Alamo Drafthouse Downtown LA
April 29: Los Angeles/Santa Monica, Laemmle Monica
May 13: Jackson, Malco Grandview
May 13: Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr Film Institute
May 17: Brooklyn, Alamo Drafthouse (1 night only)
May 18: Atlanta, Landmark Midtown Art (1 night only)
May 18: Chicago, Landmark Century Centre (1 night only)
May 18: Philadelphia, Landmark Ritz 5 (1 night only)
May 18: St. Louis, Landmark Plaza Frontenac (1 night only)
May 18: Boston, Landmark Kendall Square (1 night only)
May 18: Washington DC, Landmark E Street (1 night only)
May 18: Portland, Oregon, Cinema 21 (1 night only)
May 18: Denver, Landmark Chez Artiste (1 night only)
May 18: San Diego, Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas (1 night only)
May 18: Scottsdale/Phoenix, Landmark Scottsdale Theatre (1 night only)
May 20: Memphis, Malco Paradiso
May 20: Seattle, WA, Varsity Theatre
May 20: Lafayette, The Grand 16
May 20: Austin, Alamo Drafthouse Mueller
May 20: Houston, Alamo Drafthouse Lacenterra
May 20: Raleigh, Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh
May 23: Nashville, Belcourt Theatre (1 night only)