Asbury Park Music in Film Festival announces schedule (with trailers)

Don Cheadle, who plays Miles Davis in the movie "Miles Ahead," will participate in the Asbury Park Music in Film Festival.

Don Cheadle, who plays Miles Davis in the movie “Miles Ahead,” will participate in the Asbury Park Music in Film Festival.

Don Cheadle’s movie about Miles Davis, “Miles Ahead,” will open in New York and Los Angeles on April 1. And on April 8, the actor — who starred as Davis in the movie, as well as directing, co-producing and co-writing it — will take part in a Q&A session about it after its debut New Jersey screening at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park.

The event will be part of the second annual Asbury Park Music in Film Festival. Other festival attractions will include a screening of finds from the Bob Dylan archives; a “sneak peek” at an upcoming documentary about Asbury Park’s legendary Upstage Club; and concerts featuring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers, Colin Hay, The Bobby Bandiera Band and others.

Here is the lineup. For more information, visit

House of Independents
6 p.m.: Screenings of “Riding Giants” and “The Endless Stoke.”

9:30 p.m.: Screening of “Dark Fall” and Parlor Mob performance.

Paramount Theatre 
5:30 p.m.: VIP party.
7 p.m.: “Miles Ahead” with Don Cheadle Q&A and a performance by trumpeter Keyon Harrold and drummer Vince Wilburn Jr. (Davis’ nephew).

Stone Pony 
8:30 p.m.: The Bobby Bandiera Band (with Gene Cornish of The Rascals), John Eddie and His Dirty Old Band.

Wonder Bar
9 p.m.: The Pat Guadagno Band with Rob Paparozzi.

Art 629 Gallery
Noon: “Growing Up Dead” panel discussion with Justin Kreutzmann (son of The Grateful Dead’s Bill Kreutzmann) and Jim Dowd.
1:25 p.m.: Screening of “Warrior Road.”
6 p.m.: Sneak peek of the Upstage Club documentary with Tom Jones and Jean Mikle.

House of Independents
1 p.m.: Screening of documentary “Two Trains Runnin’ ” with Q&A with writer-director Benjamin Hedin and others and a performance by Chris Thomas King.
4 p.m.: Screening of the Colin Hay documentary “Waiting for My Real Life” with a short performance by Hay.

7:30 p.m.: Screening of “Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own World” followed by a panel discussion and a performance by the band Project/Object, featuring former Zappa collaborators.

Jersey Shore Arts Center (Ocean Grove) 
Noon: Screening of “American Hardcore.”

2:30 p.m.: Screening of “It Might Get Loud.”
5 p.m.: Screening of “Muscle Shoals.”

Paramount Theatre
2:30 p.m.: Screening of “Grateful Dawg,” a documentary about the friendship and musical partnership between Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, followed by a panel discussion and a performance by The Glimmer Grass Band.

Parlor Gallery
Noon: Festival Submission Screenings.

The Saint
1 p.m.: Festival submissions (music documentaries and shorts).
6 p.m.: Screening of Jeff Buckley documentary “You and I” and Q&A with director Sam Erickson.

Salt Studios
Noon: Screening of the Linda Chorney documentary “The Opening Act” with a performance by Chorney, noon.

2:30 p.m.: Screening of “A Good Life: The Joe Grushecky Story” with a Q&A with Grushecky.

Stone Pony
9 p.m.:
Performance by John Kadlecik Band.

Wonder Bar

1 p.m.: “The Business of Music and Film” workshop.
2:30 p.m.: “Made in Asbury Park” workshop.
9:30 p.m.: Performance by Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers.

House of Independents

1 p.m.: A peek into the Bob Dylan Archives with Grammy Museum executive director Bob Santelli and photographer and filmmaker Danny Clinch.
3 p.m.: Screening of “American Epic” and Q&A with Adam Block (of Sony Music’s Legacy Recording) and director Bernard MacMahon

Paramount Theatre
1:15 p.m.: Screening and discussion of “Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker”; screening of “Live at Preservation Hall: Louisiana Fairytale” 1:15 p.m., $20.

Stone Pony
7:30 p.m.: Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Tangiers Blues Band, with Nicole Atkins and Chris Thomas King.

Wonder Bar
3:30 p.m.: Quincy Mumford and Thomas Wesley Stern.

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