Music Box Summer Music Festival

by Dave Jennings Thursday, July 7th, 2011 10:04am

July 25 – 28, 2011

The only festival that will feature The Swell Season, Moby, Radiohead, Dispatch, the Talking Heads, Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, and Neil Young.

The Music Box Theatre is proud to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 2011 “Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival” which will run at the Music Box Theatre July 25th-28th and features an eclectic mix of films. The Festival will run between some of Chicago’s biggest music festivals, and centers on telling the story of music through film.

Featuring:

  • CIMMfest Presents Music Shorts
  • The Swell Season (2011) * Midwest Premiere!*
  • The Last Dispatch (2005) (Never screened in Chicago)
  • Better Living Through Circuitry (1999)
  • Radiohead: Meeting People is Easy (1998)
  • Stop Making Sense (1984)
  • The Last Waltz (1978)

This is the only festival that will feature The Swell Season, Moby, Radiohead, Dispatch, the Talking Heads, Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, and Neil Young.

The Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival will present six films (Two of which have never been screened theatrically in Chicago) including old favorites, brand new films, and underground icons. Audiences will experience these films on the big screen, the way they were meant to be seen and in an atmosphere of music and film unparalleled in the Chicago Summer music festival scene.

Visit the main page http://www.musicboxtheatre.com/collections/the-music-box-theatre-summer-music-film-festival/ for more information.

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