First Annual Asbury Park Music in Film Festival – This Weekend

by Alice Magdziak • April 10, 2015 • Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Events, Monmouth, MusicComments (0)1290

Love movies? Love music? Love the Jersey Shore? Head to Asbury Park for the First Annual Asbury Park Music in Film Festival this weekend.

It starts Friday night with documentaries in the Paramount Theatre and Asbury Lanes including “Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington DC” and “Do You Remember? 15 Years of The Bouncing Souls.” There’s music from Robby Krieger of The Doors at the Stone Pony and local bands playing music from their favorite soundtracks at the Wonder Bar. We can’t wait to hear some of our favorite NJ bands cover cool movie tunes.

Saturday’s the busiest day at the Festival.  There are workshops and panels on screenwriting, music journalism and music videos.  There are more than 20 films playing all over the city! And, there are three concerts that night to round out the full day of entertainment.

Sunday there will be a few more films and an awards ceremony/brunch.

There are a variety of ticket types depending on how much time you have and how much you want to see and hear.

The Paramount Pass is $75 and gives you access to the following films and events at the Paramount Theatre: “Salad Days,” “DMC Squared,” Directing Music Videos & Concert Films Panel, “Take Me to the River,” “Jaco” produced by Robert Trujillo from Metallica, who will be attending as special guest; “Talking Story With Danny Clinch;” and “Made in Japan.”

The Downtown Day Pass is $20 and is for Saturday only. This will let you into all APMFF film blocks at ShowRoom, BTII Gallery, City Council Chambers, Salt Studios, The Saint, Palette Gallery but doesn’t include access to films at Paramount or Asbury Lanes.

The Friday Punk Pass is $25 and includes a ticket to the “Salad Days” screening at Paramount from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and ticket “Do You Remember? 15 Years Of The Bouncing Souls” screening and punk band after party at Asbury Lanes, 209 4th Ave.

It sounds like it will be a great weekend to check out a lot of fun music-related films so try to make it down for at least one day of the fun!

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