Music documentary

New music documentary ‘Let There Be Drums!’ will feature Ringo Starr, Taylor Hawkins and members of the Grateful Dead

New music documentary ‘Let There Be Drums!’ will feature Ringo Starr, Taylor Hawkins and members of the Grateful Dead

Let there be drums!, a new music documentary that inspects the vital role of the drums in exceptional bands and how music is passed down from generation to generation, is set for a theatrical and TVOD/EST release on October 28, followed by a release date of DVD scheduled for November 1st.

The highly anticipated film was directed by Justin Kreutzmann, son of legendary Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann. One of the filmmaker’s most recent accomplishments includes the 2017 production Long strange journey documentary, which looks back on the 30-year career of the Grateful Dead.

The upcoming release of his latest film, Let there be drums!, includes the last recorded interview with the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. Additionally, it also features talks with percussive frontmen, Ringo Starr, Stewart Copeland (The Police), Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann (Grateful Dead), Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Matt Sorum ( Of Guns and Roses).

Lily RelixAugust 2022 interview with Justin Kreutzmann about his other Jerry Garcia-related film project here.

Let there be drums! is set to hit theaters on October 28, followed by a DVD release on November 1.