In the summer of 1970, a chartered train crossed Canada carrying some of the world's greatest rock bands. The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, Buddy Guy, and others lived (and partied) together for five days, stopping in major cities along the way to play live concerts. Their journey was filmed.
Festival Express... The longest party in rock-n-roll history.
29 April 2004 (Netherlands)
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Opening Weekend USA: $12,074,
25 July 2004, Limited Release
Gross USA: $1,172,345, 14 November 2004
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
There were two bands, Traffic
and Ten Years After
, that were on the Festival Express tour but are not seen in the movie. The producers of the film could not get the musical rights. See more
Performed by Janis Joplin
Written by Clarence Carter
(as C. Carter), Marcus Daniel (as M. Daniel), Wlibur Terrell (as W. Terrell)
Published by EMI Music Publishing
Janis Joplin appears courtesy of Columbia Records/Sony Music Entertainment See more