“Fanning The Fire” Youth Bluegrass Documentary Set For NCBS Film Festival
“Fanning The Fire — Bluegrass For A New Generation,” a documentary about the launch of a young Mexican-American’s bluegrass music career in Texas, will be on the program for the FREE 5th Annual NCBS International Bluegrass Music Museum Film Festival in Redwood City on January 29.
The festival will be held at the Redwood City Main Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Noon-5:00pm, as part of the January 27-29 NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival.
In the film, Lucas White of Corsicana, Texas talks about learning to play bluegrass music and meets and eventually performs with his favorite bluegrass musicians at the Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival near his hometown.
The film by Dallas attorney & CPA and bluegrass musician Alan Tompkins is a project of the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation of Farmer’s Branch, TX. and is Tompkins’ first cinematic project.
The FREE BOB festival receives principal financial support from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission, Redwood City Public Library, One World Montessori School, Tapestry Church and Wickersham & Murphy. Complete Festival Schedule