Turn it Up! Debuts on Nashville PBS' WNPT - Nancy Wilson Interview!
Turn It Up!, a full-length film Celebration of the Electric Guitar narrated by actor/musician Kevin Bacon and featuring interviews with Slash, B.B. King, Les Paul, Robby Krieger, Nancy Wilson, Steve Lukather, John 5, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, Dave Mason, Albert Lee, Paul Stanley, Seymour W. Duncan, Ana Popovic, Steve Howe, Mike Bloomfield, Tim May, Rick Vito, Johnny A., Carl Verheyen, and many other guitarists, premiers on Nashville’s PBS station WNPT beginning Thursday, December 10 at 8PM. The program repeats on WNPT2 during their pledge drive, airing on Monday, December 14 at 8AM and Tuesday, December 15 at 1PM.
In addition to seeing the film, viewers will be able to make pledges to purchase the 2-DVD or DVD / Blu-Ray combo pack as premium gifts. Fans will not only receive the entire 87-minute film but also “Conversations and Extras,” which features exclusive interviews not included in the film with B.B. King, Slash and Jerry Cantrell, Paul Stanley, Les Paul, Robby Krieger, Nancy Wilson, and Jeff “Skunk” Baxter. There are also scenes with the Burst Brothers; mini-documentaries on RKS Guitars and Seymour Duncan; footage of Robby Krieger noodling on guitar; and a performance of “Skunk” Baxter from the film S.S. United States: Lady in Waiting.
WNPT pledge link to purchase Turn It Up!: http://www.wnpt.org/npt-highlights/turn-it-up/ Official film trailer: https://youtu.be/AZbC9fyUJQk
A snippet with B.B. King from “Conversations and Extras”: https://youtu.be/FJaHKpH9188
The street date in the U.S. for the DVD (catalog #71-71003) and Blu-Ray (catalog #71-71004) is January 22, 2016. The DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital download will be available everywhere at online and physical retailers through Sony’s RED Distribution.
Turn It Up! is an emotional exploration of the electric guitar and the people who fall under its spell - a pilgrimage to find the ultimate guitar and perfect tone. A cinematic and auditory tour de force, the film is a celebration of the most popular instrument in the world. It examines the emotional connection between players and their instruments.
Turn It Up! was produced and directed by Robert Radler, director of Best of the Best 1 & 2, SS United States: Lady in Waiting, and The Substitute for HBO. He’s supervising producer on Big Red Camaro: The Original Outlaw Racer series for NBC Sports Network.