Fifth-Annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up is Headed to U.S. Movie Theaters with Previously Unreleased Footage from 1989’s Alpine Valley Concert
Fathom Events and Rhino Entertainment Continue Annual “Meet-Up at the Movies” with a Special One-Night Event on May 4
DENVER – April 8, 2015 – Fathom Events and Rhino Entertainment are thrilled to bring legendary rock band, the Grateful Dead, back to the big screen for the 5th annual event, “Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies 2015.” The third title in Fathom Events’ “Classic Music Series” comes to select movie theaters nationwide on Monday, May 4th at 7:00 p.m. local time. This year’s can’t-miss Meet-Up features the previously unreleased Grateful Dead concert from the July 19, 1989 show at Alpine Valley. Recorded live from the legendary concert venue in East Troy, Wisconsin, this exclusive cinema event captures the Grateful Dead, featuring Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Brent Mydland, and Bob Weir, in a peak era of energy and chemistry on stage. The “Grateful Dead Meet Up at the Movies” serves as an annual opportunity for lifelong Dead Heads to reconnect as well as a chance for new fans or those curious about the scene to experience the euphoria of seeing the Grateful Dead live.
Tickets for “Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies 2015” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in more than 400 select movie theaters around the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies 2015” arrives with the band in the midst of their 50th Anniversary celebration. The show features many classic tracks from their celebrated catalogue, including “Sugaree,” “Morning Dew,” “West L.A. Fadeaway,” “Box Of Rain,” and “Terrapin Station,” plus renditions of band favorites such as the Bob Dylan’s “Desolation Row,” and many more.
“We are proud to give Grateful Dead fans the opportunity to experience rare footage of their favorite band every year,” said Fathom Events Vice President of Programming Kymberli Frueh-Owens. “This Meet-Up is not to be missed!”
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Fathom Events takes audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 775 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About Rhino Entertainment
Based in Burbank, California, Warner Music Group’s Rhino Entertainment was founded in 1978 and is the world’s leading pop culture label. Emphasizing flawless sound quality, bonus tracks, informative liner notes, award-winning creative packaging, an offbeat sense of humor, and a strong social conscience, Rhino continues to set the standard for excellence in the reissue business it pioneered in both the physical and digital worlds. Rhino is also expanding the definition of what a catalog music company is, as evidenced by the label’s name and likeness representation deal with Frank Sinatra and its multi-faceted relationship with Grateful Dead. The vast Rhino catalog of more than 5,000 titles features material by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, The Doors, Chicago, Black Sabbath, John Coltrane, Yes, Alice Cooper, Linda Ronstadt, The Ramones, The Monkees, Carly Simon, Curtis Mayfield, among many others.