This is a stunning and joyful documentary drawing from established bluegrass lovers and newcomers to the music with high-energy, intimately captured extended performances, candid realism and thoughtful interviews that depict and celebrate the contemporary bluegrass music scene.
This DVD is set largely at the Grey Fox Festival in upstate New York, and also features the annual World of Bluegrass event in Louisville, Kentucky.
Bluegrass Journey reveals breathtaking musical virtuosity, nearly obsessive audience dedication, and the rich spirit that infuses one of America’s great musical genres.
This amazing program gives you a front seat for some of the greatest performers in the world of bluegrass music as they do what they do best. Don’t miss it – Homespun Music.
“…brilliantly combines backstage footage, interviews, and extended performances …a lovingly detailed portrait of the music and those at the forefront of making it.” — 2004 Florida Film Festival
“Stunning footage & musical brilliance… the perfect marriage of marvelous cinema and music.” — The Nashville City Paper
“… a genuine crowd-pleaser…” — Variety
“… exuberant, lovingly captured footage…” –Washington City Paper
“… priceless performance footage and thoughtful interviews…” — Poughkeepsie Journal
“… makes you think, teaches stuff, lifts the heart.” — 2003 Williamstown Film Festival