Raw Tunes

Director: Gary Levy, Dan Lewk
Screenwriters: Gary Levy, Dan Lewk

Institute History

  • 1986 Sundance Film Festival


Every band has to start somewhere, even “Raw Tunes,” a band whose accumulated I.Q. totals 48. Thrust forward by a new hit single, this small town rock band sets out on their first big summer tour—the Ramada Inn circuit.

Destiny is calling and nothing can get in their way. But then again, Destiny has never met Laird Bonnet, xylophone player extraordinaire. This wacky, off-beat, shoestring-budget, “musicians on the road” movie shows more raw talent than raw tunes. Very inventive.

Screening Details

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