Honky Tonk Heaven

Event Details

By popular demand, the film will now be showing at Alamo South Lamar from Sept. 14 – Sept. 20!

Ticket proceeds from the September 14th screening will be donated to Hurriance Harvey relief efforts. Director Brenda Greene Mitchell, Producer Michelle Faires, Producer Jenny Holm and Broken Spoke owner James White will be on hand for a Q&A after the film on September 14th.

George Strait, Willie Nelson, Ernest Tubb, Bob Wills, George Jones and Roy Acuff have all been regulars on stage at the world famous honky tonk, Broken Spoke. With fifty years under its belt buckle “the last of the true Texas dance halls” has endured rapid urban growth and skyrocketing rents due to the passion and hard work of its charismatic, tenacious owners. More than a history of who played and when at this landmark venue, this documentary reveals a universal story about what it takes to maintain a family business in our increasingly corporate-driven society. Interviews include Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Dale Watson, James Hand, Jesse Dayton, the Waco Brothers and Alvin Crow.