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Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock 'n' Roll

Event details

  • Event times:
    • Start : 7.30pm
  • Venue : Pavilions Teignmouth - Auditorium (Broadcast)
22nd May
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Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock n Roll tells the story of the long troubled town of Asbury Park, and how the power of music can unite a divided community.

A once storied seaside resort, Asbury Park erupted in flames during a summer of civil unrest, crippling the town for the next 45 years and reducing it to a state of urban blight. A town literally divided by a set of railroad tracks, the riot destroyed the fabled Westside jazz and blues scene, but from the flames of the burning city emerged the iconic Jersey sound.

 

Asbury Park returns Asbury sons Steven Van Zandt, Southside Johnny Lyon and Bruce Springsteen to the legendary Upstage, the psychedelic after hours club where they got their start, featuring never before seen interviews and performances. Shuttered for four and a half decades, the Upstage remains a perfect time capsule of the Club which united both sides of the tracks in Asbury and acted as a crucible for young talent.

 

Now, as Asbury Park enjoys its long awaited renaissance, it is music which has brought it back from the dead.

 

DIRECTOR: TOM JONES

 

STARRING: STEVEN VAN ZANDT, SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY LYON, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

 

On Screen Event - Running Time - 130 minutes

 

Certificate - 15

 

Tickets £16.50 or Concessions £14.00

 

PLEASE NOTE - Booking fees per transaction: 50p at the Box Office, £1.00 over the phone or on internet bookings.

Films start at the advertised time. Doors open 30 minutes before, please arrive in good time or you may have to wait for a suitable break in the performance to be allowed to enter the auditorium.

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