Jimi Hendrix Experience: Electric Church

At the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival

In-Concert sound as The Regent Theatre presents the legendary guitarist in full-flight before the largest U.S. audience of his career.

Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:30pm

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General Admission Tickets: $12.00 advance; $15.00 day of show

GENERAL INFORMATION

Features interviews with Hendrix bassist Billy Cox, Hendrix engineer Eddie Kramer, concert promoter Larry Vaughan, artists Paul McCartney, Metallica’s Kirk Hammit, Steve Winwood, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Mountain’s Leslie West and Bruce Hampton, publicist Bob Merlis, journalist Anthony DeCurtis, filmmaker Steve Rash and many more.

[Doors Will Open for Seating 30-Minutes prior to the film rolling at 7:30pm]

All tickets bought for this event are for GENERAL ADMISSION seating.
If you need reasonable accommodations, such as wheelchair accessible seating….
...please call our Box Office: 781.646.4849
Wheelchair Accessible seating is Available

PRICE & DISCOUNT INFORMATION

[A surcharge will be added at all points-of-sale when buying tickets]
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Adults Seats: $12.50
[Day-of-Show Price: $15.00]
Students and Seniors: $2-OFF
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Regent Theatre Members: $9.00 per seat with NO FEES.
[Please call our Box Office at 781.646.4849 to take advantage of your member pricing]
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...Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:30pm

 


BACKGROUND:
Electric Church presents the legendary guitarist in full flight at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival before the largest US audience of his career. This critically acclaimed film combines color, 16mm multi-camera footage of Hendrix unforgettable July 4, 1970 concert in its original performance sequence together with a new documentary that traces his journey to the festival amidst the dark shadow of civil rights unrest, the relenting toll of the Vietnam War and a burgeoning festival culture that drew together young people across the country who were inspired by the Woodstock festival.

The film details Hendrix integral role in drawing nearly 500,000 people to his Electric Church – a dusty scorching hot pecan orchard in Byron, Georgia some 100 miles south of Atlanta. Together with Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell and drummer Billy Cox, Jimi skillfully blended favorites such as “Purple Haze,” “All Along The Watchtower,” and “Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)” with confident renditions of new songs such as “Freedom” and “Straight Ahead” that had not yet been released on album. As a colorful fireworks display stretched overhead across the night sky, Jimi performed the “Star Spangled Banner” to the wild delight of the massive audience.

The performance footage of the Experience has been carefully restored from the original negative in high definition. The audio soundtrack includes stereo and 5.1 surround mixes by Eddie Kramer directly from the original master tapes.


Directed by John McDermott
Produced by Janie Hendrix and John McDermott
Run Time: 105 mins