“Touring makes you crazy,” Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the Mothers and the Royal Symphony Orchestra, is a tale of life on the road.
Rockin’ at the Lark continues with another series of great films plus live music before the show on the Vickie Soulier Stage!
Neil Young Trunk Show
“… an unconscious, raw, in-the-moment concert movie that respects the immediacy of creativity and the creator.” — Rolling Stone
“From his musical origins with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young through his prolific solo career and numerous collaborations, Young’s music has maintained an artistic integrity and emotional resonance matched by few other artists.” — Hollywood Reporter
“The middle entry in Jonathan Demme’s proposed trilogy of Neil Young concert films, Neil Young Trunk Show finds the grizzled singer in robust, high-decibel form…. Relying on a five-piece road band that also backed him on Heart of Gold… Young combines acoustic and electric sets covering highlights from his back catalog and more recent releases. .— Slant Magazine
The Last Waltz
Martin Scorsese chronicles the most legendary night in rock history, as an unparalleled lineup of rock superstars — including Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Van Morrison — take the stage for “The Band’s” 1976 farewell concert.