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Porchlight Sessions World Premiere Held at FreshGrass Festival Friday

Bluegrass Music LegendsFriday, the world premiere of Porchlight Sessions, a documentary that filmmaker Anna Schwaber calls “Bluegrass 101, took place at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art’s(MASS MoCA) FreshGrass bluegrass music festival. The second annual FreshGrass festival turned the whole museum into nothing short of a bluegrass music amusement park.

The Porchlight Sessions Bluegrass Approaching Funding Target

Bluegrass Music LegendsThe Porchlight Sessions feature-length Bluegrass music documentary directed by Anna Schwaber, has almost reached its crowd-source funding target of $60,000. The team behind the ground-breaking documentary have until the end of April to raise the remaining few thousand dollars from supporters pledging on funding site Kickstarter.

Mumford & Sons Featured in Bluegrass Documentary The Porchlight Sessions

Mumford & SonsNorwich, Norfolk, UK -- UK-based banjo shop Banjos Direct has announced its sponsorship of 'The Porchlight Sessions' the feature-length film documentary about Bluegrass music which will be released in the UK later this year. The film features Bluegrass stars of every generation, from Dr Ralph Stanley and Del McCoury through to British new-folk stars Mumford & Sons who have become widely accepted by the Bluegrass scene. Founder and CEO of Banjos Direct, Simon Middleton, has become an Associate Producer of the The Porchlight Sessions and is championing the movie in the UK.

Exclusive New Video From The Porchlight Sessions

The Porchlight SessionsAnother great update from the bluegrass music documentary The Porchlight Sessions has just been posted featuring a beautiful performance from Abigail Washburn, check it below. The Kickstarter Campaign still needs your support. Donate here and spread the word everywhere that you can! The Porchlight Sessions are on Facebook and Twitter so be sure to post and re-post, tweet and re-tweet!

Alison Brown Encourages Support of The Porchlight Sessions

The Porchlight SessionsAlison Brown tells our readers, "I wanted to make you aware of a great new documentary about bluegrass. It's called The Porchlight Sessions and it's being produced by a very talented young filmmaker named Anna Schwaber. She recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds to complete the film." Check out a trailer below.

The Porchlight Sessions Announce Kickstarter for Bluegrass Music Documentary

The Porchlight SessionsLos Angeles, CA -- The Porchlight Sessions is thrilled to announce the official launch of its Kickstarter fundraising campaign. The story of the uniquely American style of music known as bluegrass and the community that has grown up around it is beautifully and insightfully told on the upcoming music documentary The Porchlight Sessions. A musical exploration that travels from the music's roots in Appalachia to the contemporary culture it has spawned in the high Rocky Mountains and beyond, the film offers one of a kind performances and fascinating interviews with many of the creators and innovators of the bluegrass "sound."

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