We Juke Up In Here!

Posted on: Sunday, Oct 9, 2011

We Juke Up In Here is a new film and music project from the makers of the award-winning blues movie M For Mississippi: A Road Trip Through the Birthplace of the Blues.

Slated for an April 2012 release (but available now for pre-order), We Juke Up In Here follows producers Jeff Konkel and Roger Stolle as they explore what remains of Mississippi’s once-thriving juke joint culture. The film is told largely from the vantage point of Red Paden, proprietor of the legendary Red’s Lounge in historic Clarksdale, Mississippi. Paden, a true Delta character and jack-of-all-trades, has been running his blues and beer joint for more than 30 years – providing one of the region’s most reliable live blues venues and an authentic stage for a cavalcade of veteran blues performers, both legendary and obscure.

Told through live music performances, character-driven interviews and rare on-camera blues experiences, viewers are taken below the surface of the quasi-legal world of real Delta jukes – while it’s still living and breathing. Mississippi’s juke joint culture may be at a crossroads, but as Red likes to say, “The Game’s for life . . . and that’s for damn sure!”

We Juke Up In Here is a joint production of Broke & Hungry Records and Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art.

Check out the trailer below

http://youtu.be/rozVNy9ux88

You could also check out the first film in the series: M for Mississippi

http://www.mformississippi.com

http://youtu.be/ppNyyI1-SK8

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