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Film Screening and Discussion: The Last Bastions of Rock

April 12, 2017
Last Bastions of Rock movie poster

The New Brunswick Music Scene Archive, housed in Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives, is excited to present a screening of a special director’s cut of The Last Bastions of Rock, followed by a Q&A with director Fritch Clark.

Thursday, April 27 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Alexander Library, Fourth Floor
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Free parking for non-university guests is available in Lot 26, Lot 30, and the College Avenue Deck without permits.

About the film:

The Last Bastions of Rock is a documentary by Fritch Clark about music venues throughout New Jersey with a focus on the New Brunswick music scene. The documentary covers over 30 years of live music history including venues still putting on shows such as the Court Tavern, The Stone Pony, Maxwell's, and the Brighton Bar; as well as venues that have disappeared over time such as The Melody Bar, Patrix, The Dirt Club, The Pipeline, the Upstage Club, the Fast Lane, Asbury Lanes, the Loop Lounge, and City Gardens. The film features interviews with musicians and those important to the music scenes around the Garden State such as Matt Pinfield, Martin Atkins, Brian Fallon, and many more. Additionally, the film includes live footage of several influential New Jersey bands from over the years.