First Run Features debuts the documentary Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub, today in New York City and will debut in Los Angeles, CA on March 28th. This documentary will feature:
Archival footage, soundboard recordings and the work of a dozen digital animators help to relate the story of celebrated Tribeca nightclub Wetlands Preserve, which fostered the music of the Dave Matthews Band, Phish and Ben Harper while simultaneously supporting a social and environmental activism center from February 1989 through September 2001.
This documentary contains many exclusive interviews and music from many artists, including Dave Matthews. Dave Matthews Band played the Wetlands Preserve a total of 8 times spanning from 1992 thru 1994.
The Wetlands Preserve was a live music venue in Tribeca, New York City. The club was founded by Larry Bloch on Valentine's Day in 1989, and was a center for environmental activists. The Wetlands Preserve activist organization is still active as of 2007. Wetlands Preserve closed for good on September 15th, 2001.
This documentary is available for pre-order through First Run Features and will be shipped around April 4th.