Bands on the Big Screen! 5 Concert Films & Music Documentaries!

By Ben Youngerman, ArtsQuest Marketing Manager

Some bands and musical artists are larger than life. Lucky for you, we have two big screens at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas to show their concerts and documentaries! You can see 5 concert documentaries about Pearl Jam, Slipknot, The Avett Brothers, David Gilmour and Black Sabbath at SteelStacks soon!

Slipknot: Day of the Gusano– 9/6 – buy tickets

Day of the Gusano documents not only a historic Knotfest Mexico City performance from Slipknot, one of the most exciting live bands on the planet, but delves deeply into the lives of the band’s fans as well. Slipknot’s fans, better known as “maggots,” are essential to the band’s legacy.

May it Last: Portrait of the Avett Brothers– 9/12 – buy tickets

Filmed with extraordinary access over more than two years, this film is a deeply intimate and revealing look at the Grammy Award-nominated North Carolina band fronted by Seth and Scott Avett. Directors Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio chart the Avett Brothers’ decade-and-a-half rise.

David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii– 9/13 & 9/17 – buy tickets

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed ‘Live At Pompeii’ in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows. The performances were the first-ever rock concerts for an audience in the stone Roman amphitheatre, and, for two nights only, the 2,600 strong crowd stood exactly where gladiators would have fought in the first century AD.

Black Sabbath: The End of the End– 9/28 – buy tickets

The End of The End chronicles the final tour from the band who forged the sound of metal – Black Sabbath. After nearly 50 years together, the Birmingham band took to the stage for the last time in their home city, bringing down the curtain on their final tour ever.

Pearl Jam: Let’s Play Two– 10/3 – buy tickets

Let’s Play Two is a concert film that chronicles Pearl Jam’s legendary performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs historic 2016 season. With Chicago being a hometown to Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam has forged a relationship with the city, the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field that is unparalleled in the world of sports and music.

Check out all of the upcoming special screenings at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas!