Tonight (Wednesday, Jan. 23) is the annual BMI Snowball music event, and it will celebrate the “Muscle Shoals” doc (debuting this weekend and only screening once) by celebrating the sound of Muscle Shoals.
Performances at this year’s Snowball will include Grammy Award-winners John Paul White of The Civil Wars (who appears in the music documentary “Muscle Shoals”), Terence Blanchard and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Percy Sledge, singer-songwriter Dan Penn and keyboardist Spooner Oldham (all of whom appear in the documentary.)
“Muscle Shoals” focuses on the incredible story of this small Alabama town from which an incredible amount of hits emanated that changed the world.
For details about the film,visit: http://filmguide.sundance.org/film/13277/muscle_shoals/.
Performances are scheduled to start at 8 p.m., with doors at 7:30 p.m..
The event will be held at the Sundance House presented by HP (638 Park Avenue -corner of Main St. and Heber Ave.)
It is open to all credential holders as space permits.
— David Burger