The soundtrack of this movie includes a previously unreleased live version of Brown Eyed Women taken from the May 4, 1977 show.
Other performers contributing to the soundtrack include; The Meters, Bob Marley and The Wailers, Finley Quaye, The Wild Tchoupitoulas, String Cheese Incident, Freddie Hubbard and Blind Faith.
Available on video and DVD. Additional features on the DVD include interviews with the main cast members and theater trailers.
"Around The Fire", the movie, needs you now!!!
"Around The Fire", a movie being filmed this week about our scene and
community, needs 100 extras for filming tonight at the Henry J. Kaiser
Auditorium in Oakland from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. The first 100 people to
show up Sunday night will be paid $50! Pay is for Sunday only. No
need to call, just show up.
Extras and vendors are also needed throughout the coming week for
filming at Stafford Lake in Novato.
On Monday night, they will be throwing a big bash before the big
outdoor concert scene shoot starts on Tuesday morning. There will be
live music Monday night by Zigaboo Modeliste (former drummer for The
Meters). There will be real camping and vending. You can begin
arriving as early as noon on Monday and set up your tent, if you want
On Tuesday morning, it is an 8 a.m. call/shoot and will go until 6
p.m. 300 - 500 extras are needed for the filming on Tuesday. If you
don't want to camp Monday night, you can still show up by 8 a.m.
Tuesday morning. The Webs will be playing Tuesday night.
Wednesday through Friday they will be shooting "Vendorville" scenes, a
re-creation of the parking lot scene. 200 extras are needed per day.
Wednesday night Blew Willie will be playing and Crazy From The Heat
(let's hope we're not!) will play Thursday night. Friday night they
will strike the set at dusk and there will not be any live music.
You can choose to participate just one day, several days or all days,
whatever fits into your schedule.
Please bring a few changes of clothing as there will be more than one
concert scene shot. Bring your best, brightest and most colorful
hippie clothes. Bring drinks and snacks. Vendor food will be
available from The Casbah. Please remember it will most likely be hot
and sunny, so be prepared. And be ready to dance and have fun! :-)
Directions to the Stafford Lake site:
Highway 101 to the Atherton/San Marin Dr. exit in Novato. Go west on
San Marin Dr. - right turn from the north, left turn from the south -
duh! :-). Go 1.5 mi. to Novato Blvd. Go right on Novato Blvd. 3 to 4
miles to Stafford Lake Park. The park entrance is on the left. Look
for the "Around The Fire" signs and follow the signs.
Please feel free to (and please do) forward this.