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On May 24, 2000, the historic Ryman Auditorium was booked to offer Nashvillians an evening of sublime beauty. Label executives and soundtrack producers so loved the music of O Brother, Where Art Thou? that they brought it to life as a benefit concert for the Country Music Hall of Fame. Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen loved it so much that they hired famed documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker to record the show for posterity. The concert that unfolded that night was one of the greatest musical moments in the annals of Music City. Performers: John Hartford, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Chris Thomas King, The Cox Family, Fairfield Four, Union Station, Colin Linden, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, The Peasall Sisters, Ralph Stanley, David Rawlings, The Whites. 98 minutes.
A minor quibble with the DVD is the lack of instant song access. The film is in anamorphic widescreen format, with Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 surround sound.
Not that impressive. Movie was better use of the music than this bits and pieces performance.Published 1 day ago by Frances J Mitchell
I buy anything with Ralph Stanley in it, i am a big fan of his.Published 2 months ago by Howard Garner
Quite Wonderful !! Enjoying this whenever I need to get a lift, I watch it. Love these musicians and the music.Published 2 months ago by Rue Watson
I really wanted the CD but bought the DVD. I enjoyed the DVD however.Published 4 months ago by hagerfrede