DENVER, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trafalgar Releasing today announced the upcoming release of Enormous: The Gorge Story, coming to cinemas across the US for a one-night-only event on April 28, 2020. Tickets are now on sale at www.EnormousMovie.com.
There's no place like it in the world. There's just something so enormous and endless about the place.
Enormous: The Gorge Story chronicles how a family-owned Washington winery - with a makeshift plywood stage – eventually became "The Gorge," an internationally-renowned concert venue that has attracted over 7 million fans, and the world's biggest musicians, to a patch of rural farmland "150 miles from nowhere."
Despite the long trek (and perhaps because of it), The Gorge has become "a pilgrimage for the artist and the audience," according to Jason Mraz, who first played the amphitheaters parking lot during one of Dave Matthews' epic three-day shows. And if you've ever been to The Gorge, you know exactly what he means. The setting is breathtaking, the performances are unparalleled, and the community among its fans is undeniable.
From origins to impact, this heartfelt documentary weaves together personal stories from music legends Dave Matthews, Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Jason Mraz, Dierks Bentley and Steve Miller, with the emotional narratives of audience members that have built their lives around the venue. These stories reveal how a simple stage, at an upstart winery, ascended to become "The Gorge," a Billboard, Pollstar and ACM winning music venue.
When people ask me about our band, about Pearl Jam, 'where is your favorite place to play in the world?' This is always number one.
Mike McCready, Pearl Jam
In addition to the full-length film, this one-night-only screening will feature exclusive, never-before-seen interviews with Hozier, Phantogram, and Portugal.The Man. The night will also include a world premiere of The Enormisodes – five mini-documentaries about The Gorge – along with a blooper reel featuring Dave Matthews, Jason Mraz, and Pearl Jam's Mike McCready, among others.
I think the Gorge works because it's a pilgrimage for both the artist and the audience. Just arriving there, you feel like you've accomplished something.
Participating theaters and tickets can be found at www.EnormousMovie.com.
Director, Nic Davis said: "The massive scenery and legendary music featured are going to create a really special experience in the theatre. We've even included some never-before-seen footage for this release. I can't wait to for people around the US and Canada to experience this one-night-only event."
Tim Williams, Producer said: "This is a rock doc for the here and now. Unlike many 'once upon a time' stories, The Gorge is alive and happening now. Watch the film and leave inspired to take your own trip to mecca and have a life-changing musical experience."
Kymberli Frueh, SVP Programming & Content Acquisitions at Trafalgar Releasing added on the news: "The legendary venue - The Gorge has so many stories to be told - generations of music fans have experienced the venue's magic while seeing their favorite acts perform in this amazing amphitheater. The Gorge is one of America's most special concert venues and this film allows you to relive its wonder or see it front and center from the comforts of your local cinema for the first time."
In 2019, Trafalgar Releasing worked with artists to bring their new films to cinemas around the world including Metallica, Depeche Mode, Slayer, Shakira, Gorillaz, Roger Waters, Rush, Grateful Dead, The Cure and Trey Anastasio. They also continued their collaboration with BTS, seeing BRING THE SOUL: THE MOVIE breaking event cinema records for biggest ever box office and widest ever release.
Enormous: The Gorge Story will be screened in cinemas around the US on April 28, 2020. Tickets are on-sale now at www.EnormousMovie.com, where fans can find the most up-to-date information regarding participating theaters.
Nic Davis - Director
Raised in the mountains of Bozeman, Montana, and a graduate of the University of Montana with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, Nic Davis is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and the founder of 4:08 Productions. Now based in Los Angeles, he collaborates with major brands and recording artists, and is currently directing two new feature documentaries. Enormous: The Gorge Story (2019) is his first feature film.
Tim Williams – Producer
Tim Williams is a Los Angeles based media Entrepreneur, Producer, and Creative Director. As CEO of JACKTV, he has been a visionary marketer and key content creator working in partnership with an extensive list of talent and brands. Enormous: The Gorge Story is his debut role as Producer of a feature film.
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Global theatrical release date: Tuesday, April 28
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About Trafalgar Releasing
Trafalgar Releasing is the global leader in event cinema distribution. A subsidiary of Trafalgar Entertainment, Trafalgar Releasing's global operations include production, acquisition, marketing and distribution of specialised content to over 8,000 cinemas in more than 120 countries worldwide.
A full spectrum of releases includes high arts (The Metropolitan Opera, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Opera House), award winning theatre (The King and I: from the London Palladium, An American In Paris, Les Misérables: The Staged Concert), iconic moments (Monty Python's Life of Brian 40th Anniversary, David Bowie is happening now, They Shall Not Grow Old), heritage music acts (Roger Waters The Wall, David Gilmour Live in Pompeii, Metallica & San Francisco Symphony: S&M2, Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest) and contemporary music sensations (BTS' BRING THE SOUL: THE MOVIE, Gorillaz: REJECT FALSE ICONS, Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams).
Headquartered in London, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles and Denver. More information about Trafalgar Releasing can be found at www.Trafalgar-Releasing.com.
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