Jug band documentary premiers at Woodstock Film Festival

October 15, 2007  |  10:53am

Pull out the banjos and Popcorn Sutton moonshine, for a jug band might just be coming to a theater near you soon.

This weekend, Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival in New York. The documentary looks back on the history of American music, tracing it back to the days of jug bands. The film features '20s grassroots artists like Gus Cannon and his Jug Stompers, The Memphis Jug Band and the Dixieland Jug Blowers. It also includes performance footage, interviews and archival photographs of historical Americana bands spanning all the way into the '60s.

No information has been given regarding the wide release of the film, but be sure to check out its official website for more information.

Related links:
ChasinGusGhost.com
WoodstockFilmFestival.com
Chasin' Gus' Ghost trailer

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