Mike’s Movies: Classic Rock and Roll Films, Presented by WUKY, Smiley Pete Publications and Local First Lexington

All films are just $5 and start at 7:15pm

March 9: “Rattle and Hum” This film documents the 1987 North American tour of the great rock band, U2. Fresh with their success of their best selling album, The Joshua Tree, the band plays monster gigs. Along the way, the band takes the opportunity in indulge in some special musical activities like playing with BB King and performing “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking” with a famous church choir. All the while, concert footage of the band’s biggest hits on tour is featured while Bono speaks his mind on the problems of his homeland. trailer

March 16: “Shine a Light” The bulk of the movie is dedicated to the multi-camera shoot at the Beacon, which captures the Rolling Stones playing some of their biggest hits and a few lesser-known numbers. Special guests such as Jack White, Buddy Guy, and Christina Aguilera are ushered on at various points in the show, and the concert footage is broken up by some amusing vintage footage of the band. trailer

March 23: “Heart of Gold” A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium with Emmylou Harris. trailer

March 30: “Don’t Look Back”  Shot over 11 days in six cities on Bob Dylan’s 1965 European tour, the black and white film focuses mainly on Dylan’s activi in London. The tour entourage, as captured by Pennebaker’s crew, includes Joan Baez, Alan Price, Donovan, Marianne Faithfull, John Mayall, Brian Pendleton and others. trailer