Festival Express

New Line Home Entertainment   (2004) / Region 1   4.75   See All Reviews
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"A backstage pass to the wildest and woolliest ride in the history of music." - Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle

Set in 1970, Festival Express was a multi-band, multi-day extravaganza that captured the spirit and imagination of a generation and a nation. What made it unique was that it was portable; for five days, the bands and performers lived, slept, rehearsed and did countless unmentionable things aboard a customized train that traveled from Toronto, to Winnipeg, to Calgary, with each stop culminating in a mega-concert. the entire experience was filmed both off-stage and on, but the extensive footage remained locked away - until now. A momentous achievement in rock film archeology which combines the long-lost material with contemporary interviews nearly 35 years after it was first filmed.


  • Length
  • Rating R
  • Released:
  • Added Sep 07 2004
  • Production Year 2004
  • Empire SKU 628463
  • UPC Code 794043757327
  • Studio  New Line Home Entertainment
  • Packaging Keep
  • Number of Discs 2
  • Disc SS-SL
  • Subtitles English and Spanish


Off The Tracks
Over 50 minutes of never-before-seen footage including performances by Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, the Band and more.

Train Hopping
Hear the music tracks you love, uninterrupted

Chugging Along
Extended interviews with Bob Weir, Buddy Guy, Ken Walker, Phil Lesh and more.

The Making of Festival Express

Photo Gallery

Last Stop
Theatrical Trailer


  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
    English Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
  • Video
    Widescreen 1.85:1 Color

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