I wasn't at Sundance in 2008 when Ari Gold's "Adventures Of Power" played, but I've spent the nearly-two-years since then greatly entertained by the idea that there's an indie filmmaker named "Ari Gold" right now.

The film, which I still haven't seen, opens Friday in LA at the Sunset 5 for a limited engagement, and in the meantime, the filmmakers are kicking things off Tuesday night in LA with a premiere party that's also a fundraiser, and which you can attend. The evening caps off with a secret show from a very cool LA band I've seen live a few times, and they always put on a great show.

Here are the details if you're interested:

BENEFIT: Los Angeles Film Release party for movie “Adventures of Power” opening in Los Angeles , October 16, 2009 at Sunset 5 Los Angeles.

"Adventures of Power" is hosting charity release parties to raise money for music-education for kids, through the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation.  Drummers are encouraged to join Metallica, Rush, Broken Social Scene, and Judas Priest in donating signed instruments for the tax-deductible online auction.

WHEN: October 13, 2009   TIME: 9PM- close Doors Open 8:30

LOCATION: El Cid, 4212 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles , CA 90029

ABOUT:  "Adventures of Power", the multiple-award-winning comedy about air-drummers and the American dream, starring Michael McKean, Jane Lynch, Adrian Grenier, Ari Gold, is being released October 16 in L.A., and beyond.  

The movie features a soundtrack with over 20 original songs and an orchestral score by Ethan Gold (ASCAP).  

HOST: Steven Perkins (Jane’s Addiction) and Ari Gold

PROGRAM: A fantastic "secret" lineup of bands, comedians, and special guests, along with clips and out-takes from "Adventures of Power”.  

BAND LINE UP:

4:30- Backline Set up

6:00- Soundcheck

9:00-  DOORS OPEN- The Good Listeners

9:30- Intro- Ari Gold clips from movie

9:45- Drum Channel- Ebay Auction Presentation- French comedian 5-minute set- Talk about APCH

10:00- Natasha Leggero- More Clips

10:15- Nick Kroll- Comedian

10:30- Ethan Gold and the Amoeba Last Minute Rock Band playing songs from the film

11:00- Jam Session with musicians…

11:30- Secret LA Band

12- DJ Mearii till close

MEDIA PARTNER: The DrumChannel. They will be streaming the live event throughout the evening. 

ADMISSION: Admission will be by donation only, with funds raised to support the music-education programs of the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, a 501c3, which will support a local Los Angeles charity and help at-risk kids learn the joy of playing music

FOOD: El Cid is a full service restaurant. There will be non-alcoholic beverages and food for purchase.

PARKING: Valet $6 and Street Parking.

In the meantime, check out this deleted scene from the film, featuring Jane Lynch, well-known for her work in "Glee," "Party Down," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," and more:

 

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