‘Hardcore Norfolk’ Movie Screening To Rock The Pit

Posted By on June 11, 2013

You are invited to the Outer Banks premiere of the new independent film documentary Hardcore Norfolk: A Story of Rock ‘n’ Roll Survival this weekend in Kill Devil Hills. 

What is it about the music scene in Norfolk, Virginia, that keeps it alive? Even though it’s located off the beaten path in a transient naval town, Norfolk and its surrounding cities have been a big player in the underground rock ‘n’ roll scene since the mid-50’s.

This documentary uncovers the story of it’s “hardcore” music fans that won’t let it die—those that create fanzines, record labels and generally support the music—along with local musicians over time, including Gary U.S. Bonds, Gene Vincent, Front Line, The M-80’s, Buttsteak, and The Candy Snatchers, featuring never-seen-before-footage and local original music from a variety of genres.

Winner of the 2012 VEER Music Awards Best Film and shown at the 2012 Virginia Film Festival, your chance to see Hardcore Norfolk: A Story of Rock ‘n’ Roll Survival is happening this Saturday, June 15 at The Pit Surfriders’ Grille in Kill Devil Hills.  

Admission is $5 at door.

DVDs of movie and soundtrack CDs will be available for sale, cash only, for $15 for the DVD and $5 for the CD.

 Hardcore mainstay Peter Graves Roberts will be strumming a few tunes before the screening, starting at 8pm.

 Showtime is 9pm.

 You can watch the official trailer for the film in the player below!

Hardcore Norfolk

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Posted by Matt Artz

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