On August 1, 2013 to mark what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 70th birthday, a documentary film was shot at Bob Weir’s TRI Studios, is now being released to the public on October 29th. The film titled, Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday – is a must see for any Deadhead.
Jerry Garcia (1942-1995) created an unparalleled legacy across the American landscape, most notably in his role as a founding member, singer, songwriter and lead guitarist of the Grateful Dead. In his work with the Jerry Garcia Band, Legion of Mary and other projects, he set out to master the Great American Songbook.
Garcia continues to inspire new generations through the body of work he has left behind and his creative spirit – a point that’s made abundantly clear in the new film Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday,which will be released on October 29 by Eagle Rock Entertainment on DVD, Blu-ray and Visual Digital Formats. Part insightful documentary and part rousing concert film, Move Me Brightly captures the unique musical gathering that took place on
The film features contributions from fellow Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart and Donna Jean Godchaux along with Garcia family members and interviewer Luke Wilson. Special guests include Carlos Santana, Sammy Hagar, Mike Campbell, Perry Farrell and Stephen Perkins from Jane’s Addiction, Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson, Phish’s Mike Gordon, The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn and Tad Kubler and Furthur’s Joe Russo and Jeff Chimenti.
Move Me Brightly, which was directed by Justin Kreutzmann, the son of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann, can be pre-ordered now on Amazon.com in Blu-ray and DVD formats. The trailer for the film can be seen here.