"THE INDEPENDENTS" film starring the Sweet Remains!
As of MARCH 9, 2021, THE INDEPENDENTS is available most everywhere you get your "on demand" movies. Through March 26 only, you can get the film directly from us through our Indiegogo page -- which also helps support our marketing of the film! Find this and all ways to watch at...
Inspired by Rich, Greg & Brian's real-life experiences together as a band, "The Independents" tells the alternately comic and tragic story of 3 solo-artists who meet at a crossroads and discovery harmony... Made over several years in between the bands tours and other releases, The Independents debuted at the Santa Barbara Int'l Film Festival where The Hollywood Reporter hailed it "An extremely engaging film. An unconventional and sharply written script which subverts all the cliches of the star-is-born story.” (More early press here) It then won the jury prize for BEST FEATURE FILM at the Omaha Film Festival -- and has gone on to win audiences and plaudits at top festivals all over the U.S. We can't go to the theaters right now-- but now the theater can come to you... Follow the film and WATCH THE TRAILER at TheIndependentsFilm.com!
Featuring original music by the Sweet Remains, the film is also features cameo performances from some great and well-known actors including RICHARD KIND (as "Granny" the band's manager), JAMES NAUGHTON, KELLI O'HARA, BOYD GAINES, CHRIS SULLIVAN, KEIRA NAUGHTON & GEORGE WENDT.
All film NEWS and info available at TheIndependentsFilm.com.
CHECK OUT OUR LATEST ALBUM -- "MUSIC FILLS THE SPACES" (2020)
Listen to songs from our latest album MUSIC FILLS THE SPACES right now (on the right of this page)! We're disappointed we can't play these for you "live" this year... But you can also experience in-studio versions of the songs right now on our YouTube page... And if you enjoy, we hope you'll help us spread the word!
Big thanks to the many amazing musicians and longtime collaborators who helped us with this album: Jeff Kerestes on bass, Brad Wentworth on drums, Clint Bierman on guitars, Joe Deveau on keys, as well as Todd Chuba on drums, Mario Mendivil on bass, Lamar Gaines on piano, Andrew Doolittle on guitar, Adam Armijo on guitar, Ben Lively on fiddle, and Brett Lanier on pedal steel. Produced and mixed by Andy Zulla, with additional recording/engineering by Noah Guttell and Dave DeCristo.
Check the TOUR PAGE for reschedules and new tour dates in the works for late 2021 & 22.
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Rich, Greg & Brian