ComingSoon is pleased to present a clip from Take Me to the River: New Orleans. The musical documentary opens exclusively in New Orleans at the Broad Theater on April 22 and will be screened in New York and Los Angeles on April 29. The documentary is directed by Martin Shore, who also co-wrote the film with Robert Gordon. The film was executive produced by John Beug, Zach Fawcett and Snoop Dogg.
Narrated by John Goodman, the film also features the Neville Brothers, Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Ladysi, G-Eazy, Snoop Dogg, William Bell, Galactic, Manny Fresh, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, George Porter Jr., Christian Scott, Donald Harrison, Big Frida, Ani DiFranco, PJ Morton of Maroon 5, Rebirth Brass Band, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Soul Rebels, Voice of the Wetlands, The Givers, Dumpstaphunk, Cheeky Blakk, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Big Sam, Terence Higgins, Walter Wolfman Washington, D-1, Davell Crawford and many more.
Check Take me to the New Orleans River clip below:
“Take me to the New Orleans River celebrates the rich musical history, heritage, heritage and influence of New Orleans and Louisiana,» the synopsis reads. “A true collaboration and melting pot of influences from around the world that came together to form one of the most unique cultural gems in the world. Our adventure shows the resilience of disaster survival to a formidable resurgence, bringing together veteran musicians with today’s stars, and how this unique cultural gem came to be.»
Producers: Martin Shore, Cody Dickinson, Dan Sameha, Eric Heigl, Eric Krasno, Ian Neville and Ted Chung.