“LONG STRANGE TRIP”

The Untold Story of the Grateful Dead

This 30-year odyssey of the Grateful Dead was the most unlikely success story in rock ’n’ roll history.

Friday, January 24th at 7:30pm

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Runtime: 241 Minutes | Documentary

GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION

All tickets bought for this screening will be for GENERAL ADMISSION seating.
If you need reasonable accommodations, such as wheelchair accessible seating….
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Wheelchair Accessible seating is also available online

From Director Amir Bar-Lev & Executive Producer Martin Scorsese comes Long Strange Trip — the inspiring, complicated, downright messy tale of the Grateful Dead.

On The Regent’s BIG SCREEN with Full-Concert-Sound

Doors will Open for Seating at 6:45pm

 

TICKETING & PRICE INFORMATION

Advance-Sale Tickets $15.00 are available below…
Day-of-Show Tickets $18.00
[A ticketing surcharge will be added at ALL Points of Sale]

 

CALL OUR BOX OFFICE AT [781.646.4849} for the following discounts


Veterans, Active Military & active-service-family-members HALF-PRICE SEATS
Regent Theatre Members 35%-OFF

    ...Friday, January 24th at 7:30pm

 

SYNOPSIS

The 30-year odyssey of the Grateful Dead was the most unlikely success story in rock ’n’ roll history. Famously averse to publicity and seemingly incapable of recording radio-friendly hits, they flouted music industry convention by giving their live music away to a global network of tape traders and becoming the highest grossing concert act in America through word of mouth alone.

Directed by Amir Bar-Lev  (The Tillman Story),  Executive  Produced by Martin Scorsese and Thomas J. Mangan IV and produced by Eric Eisner and Alex BlavatnikLong Strange Trip  is the first full-length documentary to  explore the fiercely independent vision, perpetual innovation, and uncompromising  commitment to their audience that made the Bay Area band one of the most influential musical groups of their generation. The film provides poignant insight into the psyche of late lead  guitarist Jerry Garcia, whose disdain for authority clashed with his de facto leadership of the sprawling collective  that kept the show on the road. 

With a soundtrack that captures some of the band’s  most dynamic live performances as well as unguarded offstage moments and never-before-seen  interviews, footage and photos,  Long Strange Trip  explores the Dead’s singular experiment in radically eclectic music making. The film is at once an inspiring tale of unfettered artistic expression, a heartfelt American tragedy, and an incisive history of the rise and fall of 20th-century counter-culture.