American Cinematheque Presents: The Good Listeners’ Award-Winning Music Documentary, ‘Don’t Quit Your Daydream’ on June 23
LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ –
WHO: Adrian Grenier joins L.A.-based indie rock duo The Good Listeners, featuring Clark Stiles and Nathan Khyber at the Los Angeles premiere of their documentary, Don't Quit Your Daydream. WHAT: Don't Quit Your Daydream made its festival debut at the 2010 Nashville Film Festival where The Good Listeners were awarded the Special Jury Prize. With each view, the film continues to gain momentum and connect with fellow musicians, critics and music fans nationwide. Don't Quit Your Daydream is the story of two musicians, both approaching 40, unwilling to give up their dream of becoming rock stars. The duo set off to accomplish what many rendered impossible - record an entire album on the road with complete strangers while documenting each encounter. Leaving their day jobs behind, they embarked on a 24-day cross- country road trip to record and film both the album and documentary, Don't Quit Your Daydream. While visiting 12 cities across America, they recorded their music with local musicians including Bingo Richey in Joshua Tree, CA, Bugs Salcido on an art ranch in Marfa, TX. Adrian Grenier also joined them and performed at a barn in Lexington, KY. The film takes viewers on an inspirational journey of self- discovery as they collaborate with an offbeat cast of strangers who force them to reconsider what it means to live a life dedicated to the art of music. Don't Quit Your Daydream was produced in association with J. Loar, Inc. and Adrian Grenier's Reckless Productions. WHERE: American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 WHEN: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Doors: 6:30 pm Documentary viewing: 7:30 pm Q&A and performance to follow General Admission $11.00 Cinematheque Members $7.00 Seniors 65+/Students w/valid ID $9.00 Tickets available at the box office during box office hours and online at: http://www.fandango.com/.
About The Good Listeners: Their newest release Don’t Quit Your Daydream, released on Three Fingers Records, features hit tracks “Eight Steps Away” and “Chemtrails.” These tracks are the end result of their session with Adrian Grenier, who provides backing vocals, guitar and harmonica throughout the track. For more info, please check: http://www.dontquityourdaydream.com/.
The duo thrives in to unconventional working methods and remote recording locations, having completed their 2005 debut album, Ojai, after recording an impressive 10 songs in 10 days in a makeshift home recording studio. In a setting reminiscent of the movie, “The Shining,” their 2007 album, Crane Point Lodge, was recorded in a 14-room country lodge nestled deep in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. The Good Listeners additional projects include branching into musical scoring and a contribution of their song, “Time Will Tell” to the 2006 movie, “The Devil Wears Prada.”
About J. Loar, Inc.: An investment centric Production Company founded in 2005, J. Loar, Inc. is comprised of John Loar and Tom Halbach. Loar has logged more than 20 years in senior management, with extensive experience in film production, business development, operations, venture funding and mergers/acquisitions. He is also co-founder of Red Bird Cinema, a production company with actor/writer/director Kevin Pollack, and St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa. Recently, they have expanded their film production division in a partnership with actor, producer and Academy Award-winning screenwriter, Billy Bob Thorton.
SOURCE American Cinematheque