Wetlands Preserved (2008)

Wetlands Preserved
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 37mins.
Genres Documentary, Music
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Karol Martesko-Fenster Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000004
Robert K DiFazio Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Peter Shapiro Producer n/a 3 3000002
John Turk Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000005
Jonathan Healey Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Eric Offin Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Jonathan Healey Editor n/a 172 7000001
Dean Budnick Producer n/a 3 3000001
Dean Budnick Director n/a 2 2000001
Blues Traveler Actor n/a 1 1000004
Dave Matthews Actor n/a 1 1000003
Bob Weir Actor n/a 1 1000002
The Spin Doctors Actor n/a 1 1000005
Darius Rucker Actor n/a 1 1000006
Mike Gordon Actor n/a 1 1000008
Warren Haynes Actor n/a 1 1000007
Larry Bloch Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
Wetlands. For many the name evokes a spirit, a community, an ethos. People still rave about the time they first encountered The Dave Matthews Band, Blues Traveler, Phish or Pearl Jam at the legendary New York City rock club. Others never visited, but have seen the signature Wetlands bus in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or have listened to the celebrated live recordings that originated from the club's intimate stage. Still others participated in Wetlands' working groups for social and environmental advocacy and remain tethered to its influential Activism Center. With the opening of "Wetlands Preserve" in February 1989 as a self-styled "Eco-Saloon," the nightclub was already an anomaly. By the time it had closed in September 2001, it had become an archetype as well. Yet while the Wetlands legend and legacy endures, a full account of its rich history remains untold. Even those who have a familiarity with the venue know only a fraction of the story. Vintage footage, original recordings and new digital animation tell the story of the celebrated nightclub in Tribeca New York, tracing the history of this venue and its denizens, which ultimately thrives as an independent nightclub that supports new music and provides a nurturing proving ground for talent.
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