The John Lennon Bus pulls into in Fairhope this Memorial Day

Don’t miss this rare chance to experience the best mobile recording studio in the world! Hosted by the Fairhope Film Festival, the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus arrives in Fairhope this Memorial Day from 10 AM to 3 PM. This multi-million dollar facility will be open to the public for free, with a chance to see local musicians and artists create an original project. Located at the Fairhope Municipal Pier at 1 Fairhope Ave. Come join us!

John Lennon Educational Tour Bus posterProviding hands-on experiences for students of all ages since 1998, The Lennon Bus is currently on the 75th Anniversary Tour in celebration of what would have been John Lennon’s 75th birthday. Throughout the day, the premier, non-profit 501(c)(3) mobile Pro-Audio, Video and Broadcast studio will give participants an exclusive look into the latest in music products, audio, video and broadcast technologies. Participants will have a chance to hear first hand from the engineers who live and work on board the multi-million dollar facility and will spend a full day developing an original project, creating the music, video, and images needed to take the idea from concept to delivery.

About The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile Pro Audio and HD video recording facility that provides hands-on experiences for students of all ages. In its 18th year of touring, the Lennon Bus features the latest audio and video technology, gear and products. The concept began as an offshoot of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, dedicated to providing opportunities for both professional and amateur songwriters around the world; proceeds from which help support the Lennon Bus. The Lennon Bus travels across the U.S. and Canada year-round, providing free tours and workshops at schools, retailers, festivals, on tours with headlining artists, and at major industry conferences. Lennon Bus Europe began providing these same opportunities to the young people of Europe when it launched in Liverpool, UK in May 2013.

April’s Monthly Movie

The Fairhope Film Festival presents another installment of our Monthly Movie on Monday, April 27 at 6PM, with overflow at 8PM: Misery Loves Comedy.

This film will be released to “select theaters” this month, and is playing the Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary consists of 94 minutes of interviews with over 50 American and Canadian filmmakers, writers, actors, and comedians sharing their life stories.  The film aims to discover the answer to the question: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?Misery Loves Comedy film poster

A Surprise in Texas — Two Screenings in April

In May 2009, 29 young contestants came from all over the world to compete in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth Texas, the most prestigious prize in the music world. The documentary film ‘A Surprise in Texas’ is the story of one of the contestants, a 20 year old from Tokyo, Nobuyuki Tsujii, blind from birth.

Show your support for independent filmmakers by attending a local screening of this film:

USA Baldwin County campus at 10 N. Section Street, Fairhope, AL; April 8th at 7 PM.

Check out the film’s official trailer on YouTube: Surprise in Texas-01