REVOLT TV DECLARES JULY “INDEPENDENT MUSIC MONTH” #IndieMonth; Month-Long Showcase Celebrates Independent Artists, Music, Stories and Culture Beginning Friday, July 4th

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REVOLT TV DECLARES JULY “INDEPENDENT MUSIC MONTH” #IndieMonth
Month-Long Showcase Celebrates Independent Artists, Music, Stories and Culture 
Beginning Friday, July 4th

REVOLT TV will dedicate the entire month of July to highlighting independent music, beginning on Independence Day 2014. The multi-platform, multi-genre music network will celebrate the influence of the indie music scene by showcasing various independent artists and stories, including two documentaries making their world television premiere, “Independent Living: The Funk Volume Documentary” and “Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton.” 

INDEPENDENT LIVING: THE FUNK VOLUME DOCUMENTARY 

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Provides an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse of the entire Funk Volume crew during their 2012 U.S. tour, featuring artists such as Dizzy Wright, Hopspin, SwizZz, Jarren Benton and DJ Hoppa.

WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE: Sunday, July 6 at 10PM ET
ENCORE AIRING: Monday, July 7 at 1AM ET
CREDITS: Starring: Hopsin, SwizZz, Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, DJ Hoppa and Damien Ritter; Executive Producer: Damien Ritter;
Written and Directed by: Scott Fleishman and Fredo Tovar; Produced by: Damien Ritter, Scott Fleishman, Fredo Tovar and Gerald ‘JC’ Crump

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OUR VINYL WEIGHS A TON

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Follows avant garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records, weaving together rare concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, inner-circle home video and photographs, featuring exclusive interviews from Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Common, Questlove, Talib Kweli, Mike D from The Beastie Boys, Tyler the Creator and many more.

 

WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE: Sunday, July 27 at 8PM ET
ENCORE AIRING: Sun July 27 at 11PM ET

CREDITS: Executive Produced by:  Jason McGuire, Patrick McCabe, Opiyo Okeyo, Ray Coletti, Abel Mathew, Morgane Lhote and Jeffrey Cain; Directed, Written & Produced by Jeff Broadway; with Original Music by Madlib.  
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Additional Independents Month programming includes a special episode of The Gate premiering on Sunday, July 6 at 12AM ET with non-stop hip hop featuring Funk Volume Crew videos as well as a special “REVOLT Authorized” salute to Independent Artists airing on Friday, July 4 at 6:30P- 9P ET with an encore on Sunday, July 6 at 6P-8P ET.
 
To submit videos for Independents Month consideration, email [email protected] or visit http://revolt.tv/iauthorize
Visit
www.revolt.tv to confirm local channel listings and times. Follow @RevoltTV in social media for continued artist interviews, music news, and programming updates and tweet using the hashtag #IndieMonth to become a part of the conversation.
 
ABOUT REVOLT MEDIA & TV
REVOLT is the new #1 name in music. Focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation, the multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Century Link in over 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and DC.

 
Did you know? 
Jim Morrison of The Doors was found dead in a bathtub on July 3rd, 1971.
On July 3rd, 1985, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band played the first of three sold out shows in Wembley Stadium, London.
Sarah Buxton, country singer, was born on July 3rd, 1980. 
 
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