Location South Pasadena Library Community Room
1115 El Centro St.
South Pasadena, Ca
Events at South Pasadena Library Community Room
The documentary, directed by William J. Saunders explores how in the 1950s the country music scene expanded from Nashville to Bakersfield and Los Angeles, and how Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and Billy Mize were instrumental in the movement. The film features interviews by Haggard, Willie Nelson, Ray Price, Dave Alvin and Mize, among others. The event includes live music by Wine and Song’s Brad Colerick and Jake Kelly of the Podunk Poets, starting at 7 p.m. Saunders is scheduled to introduce the film.