Tacoma’s indie bands get showcased by Tacoma filmmakers at “Track 01,” a new film event at The Grand Cinema on June 1 and June 2. Nine new music videos of Tacoma bands will be combined with filmmaker and musician question-and-answer sessions. The event, in partnership with Alma Mater Tacoma, includes an after-party at the former Carpenters Union Building, newly transformed into a music-art venue.
Video premieres include a mini-documentary of kiddie rock band Pig Snout by director Kris Crews, “Home” by rapper Bruce Leroy made by directors Brian Robinson and Silong Chhun, and “Something New” by alt-pop singer-songwriter DJ Phinisey and director Peter Berkley.
Other featured musicians include Trees &Timber, Ben Von Wildenhaus, TNT with Sir Mix-A-Lot, Fly Moon Royalty, Mirrorgloss and Justin Huertas. Filmmakers include Laura Marshall, Bryan Campbell and Jack Saffle.
Programming is repeated each night. Tickets include admission to the after-party June 2, which features DJ Press Play (Chhun), Mirrorgloss and Leroy. The party will be Alma Mater Art Center, a new music-art venue inside the former Carpenters Union Building.
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Who: Local bands and filmmakers
When: 6:30 p.m. June 1-2 After-party June 2 at Carpenters Building, 1322 S. Fawcett Ave.
Where: The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma.
Tickets: $15 general; $12.50 Grand members. Tickets include the after-party. Additional after-party tickets are $10.
Information: 253-593-4474, grandcinema.com.