Festival Express

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"Festival Express... The longest party in rock-n-roll history."
  • R
  • 2003
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.5  (2,252)
  • 85

The documentary film Festival Express captures the journey shared in the summer of 1970 by famous musicians taking a chartered train across the country of Canada. The Grateful Dead, Buddy Guy, Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, Janis Joplin, and The Band were among those traveling in close quarters on the train, which consisted of a total of fourteen cars. Jam sessions inspired by drunken stupors were recorded and the groups would stop to perform live concerts in various cities such as Toronto, Winnipeg, and Calgary. Snippets of these live performances are incorporated into the film and this riveting documentary takes fans behind the scenes, weaving in personal interviews and exclusive footage of the greatest rock and roll party in history that lasted for five days straight.

Festival Express
Festival Express
Festival Express

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The documentary film Festival Express captures the journey shared in the summer of 1970 by famous musicians taking a chartered train across the country of Canada. The Grateful Dead, Buddy Guy, Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, Janis Joplin, and The Band were among those traveling in close quarters on the train, which consisted of a total of fourteen cars.

Jam sessions inspired by drunken stupors were recorded and the groups would stop to perform live concerts in various cities such as Toronto, Winnipeg, and Calgary. Snippets of these live performances are incorporated into the film and this riveting documentary takes fans behind the scenes, weaving in personal interviews and exclusive footage of the greatest rock and roll party in history that lasted for five days straight.

Festival Express is a 2003 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 85.

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  • Release Date
    2003
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (2,252)
  • Metascore
    85