- Admission to the Asbury Park Music in Film Festival 2015
- When: Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12
- Where: various locations
- Door time: at showtime
- Full offer value includes ticketing fees
- $20 for two Downtown Day passes (up to $40 value). The Downtown Day pass is valid on Saturday only.
- $69 for two Paramount Weekend passes (up to $150 value). The Paramount Weekend pass is valid all three days.
- Click here to view the schedule
Asbury Park Music in Film Festival 2015
A collaboration between the Asbury Park Music Foundation and the Asbury Park Press, this first-annual festival celebrates both the rich musical heritage of the little corner of the Jersey Shore, as well as the international filmmakers who drew inspiration from it.
Downtown Day Pass
This pass grants access to all Asbury Park Music in Film Festival events at ShowRoom, BTII Gallery, City Council Chambers, Salt Studios, The Saint, and Palette Gallery on Saturday. Here’s a closer look at some of the films in this series.
- Led Zeppelin Played Here (BTII Gallery at 10 a.m.): filmmaker Jeff Krulik explores a longstanding urban legend that on January 20, 1969—just eight days after the release of their first album—Led Zeppelin played a show at the tiny youth center in Wheaton, Maryland
- Music Town (Palette Gallery at 1 p.m.): a series of shorts featuring intimate conversations and unfiltered jam sessions with some of the busiest musicians on the Jersey Shore
- The Last Playlist with a performance by Mason Reed (The Saint at 6 p.m.): after a dramatic documentary-style story of a music producer putting together his last playlist before going deaf, Mason Reed (who plays himself in the movie) performs a set of jagged tearjerkers
This pass grants access to a selection of movies and events held at the Paramount Theatre over the course of the weekend. Here’s a closer look at some of the films and panels in this series.
- DMC Squared (Friday at 9 p.m.): Dson McDaniels, the son of the acronymic half of hip-hop lRun DMC, puts in the work to follow in the footsteps of his legendary father. After the movie, the father-son duo host a Q&A and perform a short concert.
- Jaco (Saturday at 8:30 p.m.): The story of Jaco Pastorius, a self-taught, larger-than-life musician who single-handedly changed the course of modern music by redefining the sound and the role of the electric bass guitar. Never-before-seen 8mm film, photographs, and audio recordings unveil the true story behind the legend of Jaco’s life, his music, and his heartbreaking end. Featuring Joni Mitchell, Sting, Flea, Herbie Hancock, Geddy Lee, Bootsy Collins, Santana, Wayne Shorter and more.
- Made In Japan (Sunday at 3:30 p.m.): In 1969, 21-year-old Tomi Fujiyama blew away the Grand Ole Opry by outperforming Johnny Cash, but faded from the American limelight soon afterward. She’s been touring her native Japan since then, and makes her way back to the Opry at age 73.