Monday, October 7, 2019

2 movies plus live music all in one weekend at the Strand

The Strand has 2 programs in one Fall Weekend...

Saturday
October 12 • 7 PM
ROCKETMAN
that Elton John movie

This biopic focuses on Elton John's early years and his meteoric rise to fame in the 1970s.
It dwells on his relationships with his parents, his enduring partnership with lyricist
Bernie Taupin, and his romantic relationships.

See the trailer:

Director
Dexter Fletcher

Production year
2019

Rating
R

Advance tickets: $6 at Highway 61 Coffeehouse / $8 at the door


And Sunday afternoon:



Sunday
October 13 • 5 PM
Great movie + Live Music! 

Old Time Music comes to the Strand in downtown Vicksburg on Sunday afternoon.
Come see a movie and hear some great live music by the Mississippi Echoes String Band. 

First at 5 PM: Sister filmmakers, Julie Simone and Vicki Vlasic return to their
Appalachian roots to film at the world's oldest Fiddler's Convention in Galax, Virginia..
With multiple generations jamming together, Fiddlin' is a love-letter to American roots
and the uplifting power of music.”

see the trailer:


"A wonderful, emotional look at America's most enduring music."
- Steve Martin

"I love this movie. It opened my heart and made me want to start fiddling."
- Peter Farelly

"This film must be seen….America needs to know where it’s music comes from."
- Quincy Jones


If you like fiddles, guitars, banjos, and mandolins, this is the movie and concert for you.

After the movie we will have the real thing: 
The Mississippi Echoes String Band featuring:
Tim Avalon—fiddle
Sandra Melsheimer—fiddle
Rob Anders—banjo
Joyce Mullens—bass
Mary Fitzgerald—Guitar


It's going to be a fun Sunday. Movie and live music all for one  money: $10.
Advance Tickets available at Highway 61 Coffeehouse.

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