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Joe Strummer: Cast a Long Shadow

Dir. Marc Malakie | 2008 | 59 min

NEW LOWER PRICE! Concert film homage to the punk icon featuring Love & Rockets, Mike Watt, Flea, Zander Schloss, and more.

On December 22, 2007, the fifth anniversary of Joe Strummer's death, a cast of punk and alternative icons gathered at the Key Club in Los Angeles for a musical tribute to the poet/warrior of punk rock, co-organized by Kevin Haskins of Love & Rockets and benefiting Strummerville, the charity set up by Joe's family and friends to help up-and-coming musicians get heard. Hosted by music journalist and Joe Strummer biographer Chris Salewicz, Cast a Long Shadow includes 16 great Clash and Mescaleros songs performed by Love & Rockets, David J, Melodee Fernandez, La Plebe, Hellride (featuring Mike Watt of the Minutemen and the Stooges and Stephen Perkins of Jane's Addiction), and Zander Schloss & the Wilderness Years, an all-star band featuring members of the Circle Jerks, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Porno for Pyros, the Weirdos, and more.

Set list: 1977 (Hellride) • Hate and War (Hellride) • Career Opportunities (Hellride) • Death Is a Star (David J) • Sleepwalk (David J) • Spanish Bombs (Melodee Fernandez) • Revolution Rock (La Plebe) • Washington Bullets (La Plebe) • Rudie Can't Fail (La Plebe) • Filibustero (Zander Schloss & the Wilderness Years) • The Unknown Immortal (Zander Schloss & the Wilderness Years) • Tennessee Rain (Zander Schloss & the Wilderness Years) • Tropic of No Return (Zander Schloss & the Wilderness Years) • Gangsterville (Zander Schloss & the Wilderness Years) • Trash City (Zander Schloss & the Wilderness Years) • Should I Stay or Should I Go (Love and Rockets)

Also Appearing
Love & Rockets
David J
Mike Watt
Zander Schloss
La Plebe
Melodee Fernandez
United States
Concert Film
punk icon
tribute concert