Blending rare concert footage with insightful interviews with both organizers and performers, The US Generation tells the story of the groundbreaking 1982 US Festival. Performing live in front of over two million people in San Bernardino, CA, the festival was an epic three-day event featuring some of the biggest names in music. The US Festival was the brainchild of Apple visionary Steve Wozniak, who wanted to create something that was a true celebration of Americana, cultivating positive vibes and building a deep sense of community through the power of technology and music. The film is produced by Icon Television Music, Inc., Plum Media, and in association with Us Festival original founders Unuson Corporation. Icon Television Music is handling worldwide distribution.
Highlights include performances by chart-topping superstars, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, alt-rock trio The Police, blues rock heroes Fleetwood Mac, guitar virtuoso Carlos Santana, retro-chic favorites The B-52s, and new wave icons The Cars. The film also includes archived appearances by Johnny & Joey Ramone, Carlos Santana, Sting, Ric Ocasek, Danny Elfman, and Fred Schneider. Additionally, this documentary features interviews with festival founder Steve Wozniak, Mick Fleetwood, Eddie Money, Marky Ramone, Kate Pierson, Stewart Copeland, and Mickey Hart, among others. Tune in for the network broadcast premiere of The US Festival 1982: The US Generation Documentary Tuesday, November 28th at 10/9c.
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