Clarence Clemons Film to Premiere at Asbury Park Music & Film Festival
The Big Man, the late Clarence Clemons, will be front and center with the film premiere of Clarence Clemons: Who Do You Think I Am?, at the Asbury Park Music & Film Festival (APMFF), taking place from April 25-28 in Asbury Park.
Directed by Nick Mead, the film highlights Clemons’ life as a musician with interviews conducted with President Bill Clinton and Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh. A Q and A will follow the April 27 screening.
Additionally, Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock ‘N Roll, directed by APMFF board member Tom Jones of Halo X Media, will tell the tale of the Asbury Music scene and the long defunct Asbury Park venue, Upstage Club in an expanded version with new footage of that includes interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Max Weinberg and others. The film now has footage of a concert at the Paramount Theatre at the 3rd Annual APMFF on a night which featured surprise appearances from Springsteen, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, Southside Johnny, and a cast of all-stars from the Upstage Club. The film will screen on April 28.
As previously reported: Almost Famous director Cameron Crowe and David Crosby will be on hand for a Q and A session on April 27 at the Paramount Theatre.Crosby and Crowe will be presenting the new documentary: David Crosby: Remember My Nameat 7 p.m. Crowe was a co-producer on the film.
Also appearing at the festival: Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers and The Farrelly Brothers, hot off the Best Picture win for the movie, Green Book.
Dylan is the producer of the documentary, Echo in the Canyon, which explores the music of the Laurel Canyon music scene from 1965 to 1967. Dylan will be on hand for the film premiere, and will celebrate the music of the time performing the songs of The Byrds, The Beach Boys with special guests Cat Power, Jade (of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros) and others 7 p.m. April 25 at the Paramount.
Additional entertainment includes Danny Clinch’s Tangiers Blues Band, The Mercury Brothers and Sunshine Spazz performing blues, rock and more at “The Po Boy Jam” at the Stone Pony, April 27.
Tickets are on sale HERE.