Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock & Roll

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Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock & Roll

A once-storied Jersey Shore resort, in 1970 Asbury Park exploded into riots that left the town—and its jazz and blues scene—in a state of ruin that persisted for years. And then there came the birth of the fabled Jersey sound, thanks to musicians like Bruce Springsteen. Asbury Park returns Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt, and Southside Johnny Lyon to the Upstage, the psychedelic after-hours club where they got their start. With plenty of interviews and performances, this film also includes a bonus feature of never-before-seen footage, as the musicians play a legendary concert and trade guitar licks with a group of 11-year-old rockers who demonstrate that the best days for the town may lie ahead.

This film is part of the Sounds of Summer 2019: Music Films, Old and New series.

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