Nothing Stays The Same: The Story of The Saxon Pub

With iconic Austin venues closing each year due to rising rents and property taxes, the writing is on the wall for the Saxon Pub, a mainstay for live music since 1990. Soon being forced to a new space -- akin to closure for most clubs -- its owner Joe Ables, its regulars and staff and its beloved musicians such as local luminaries Bob Schneider, Patrice Pike, Guy Forsyth, Joe Ely, Hector Ward, Carolyn Wonderland, The Resentments, Johnny Nicholas, W.C. Clark, Robynn Shayne and others, turn to face the music until they learn their fate might not be sealed after all. Call it divine intervention or a stroke of good luck, the Saxon could live to see another day if it plays its cards right….



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Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Credits

Director:

Jeff Sandmann

Executive Producer:

Gary Keller, Vince Foster, Allen Gilmer

Producer:

Lisa Kay Pfannenstiel, Jeffrey Brown

Screenwriter:

Jeff Sandmann, Jeffrey Brown, Nancy Higgins

Cinematographer:

Andrew Alden Miller

Editor:

Nancy Higgins

Sound Designer:

Lyman Hardy

Music:

Various Saxon Pub Musicians - Joe Ely, Bob Schneider, The Resentments, Patrice Pike, Guy Forsyth. Carolyn Wonderland, Hector Ward and many, many more!

Principal Cast:

Bob Schneider, Patrice Pike, Joe Ely, The Resentments, Guy Forsyth, Carolyn Wonderland, Hector Ward, Joe Ables, Gary Keller, Mayor Steve Adler

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Jeffrey Brown
Big Day Pictures
jeffreybrownfilm@gmail.com
512 900 0572

Publicity Contact:

John Wildman -- Wildworks PR
jswildman@hotmail.com
323-600-3165

Details

Primary Entry:
Platinum Badge
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Secondary Entry:
Music Badge
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Film Festival Wristband
Year:

2019

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genres:

Documentary, Music

Screening Section:

24 Beats Per Second

Screening Category:

Documentary Feature

Language:

English

Runtime:

70:00 mins