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SU 20 Festival Film | The Show's The Thing: Legendary Promoters Of Rock w/ Promoters Roundtable

  • Bryant Lake Bowl 810 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN, 55408 United States (map)

Screening date: Thurs. November 14, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: Bryant Lake Bowl
Cost: $12 in advance / $14 at the door
Category: Minnesota Premier
Run Time/Year/Country: 97 min, 2018, USA
Director: Molly Bernstein, Philip Dolin

Local concert promoters James Decoursey (Skyway Theatre), Amy Rahja (Target Center), Diane Miller (Icehouse), and Shayna Melgaard (Sue McLean & Associates) will be on hand for a post screening round table discussion.


When legendary talent agent Frank Barsalona handpicked promoters around the country to feature his musical acts beginning in the 1960s, he changed the shape of live music performance forever and helped skyocket the likes of the Rolling Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, David Bowie and Bon Jovi into superstardom. A hard-rocking tribute to the men who brought more than five decades of live music to millions of fans, "The Show’s the Thing" reveals the fascinating, untold history of this often overlooked but essential part of the music industry.