Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' Documentary Is Coming to a Theater Near You

January 31 is the big night in most cities

Dave Grohl 'Sound City'
'Sound City' director Dave Grohl directs 'Sound City' directly / Photo via SoundCityMovie.com
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Marc Hogan

The movie Dave Grohl has called "my life's most important work" is headed for the big screen. The Foo Fighters frontman's full-length directing debut, the documentary Sound City, is now scheduled for a theatrical release at cities across the country. That follows a premiere later this month at Utah's Sundance Film Festival, which will be accompanied by the live debut of Grohl's new Sound City Players.

Like LCD Soundsystem's Shut Up and Play the Hits last year, Sound City will have most of its screenings limited to one night only: January 31, which just happens to be the day before the release date for a video download of the movie. A smattering of screenings are scheduled for additional dates through February 22. Ticketing information is available on Sound City's website.

Of course, the former Nirvana drummer has more than a movie to keep him busy these days. Oh, you know, he's only been drumming for the new Queens of the Stone Age album, covering Led Zeppelin with Foo Fighters, directing a Deadmau5-implicating Soundgarden video, and playing with Bob Mould. There's also that little matter of a Paul McCartney-led reunion of Nirvana's surviving members.

Sound City screenings:

January 31
New York, NY @ Landmark Sunshine
Albuquerque, NM @ Guild Cinema
Anchorage, AK @ Bear Tooth Theatrepub
Atlanta, GA @ Landmark Midtown Art
Austin, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Village
Austin, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane
Berkeley, CA @ Landmark Shattuck 10
Boston, MA @ Landmark Kendall Square
Chicago, IL @ Landmark Century Centre
Cleveland, OH @ Cedar Lee Theater
Columbus, OH @ Gateway Film Center
Dallas, TX @ Landmark Magnolia
Denver, CO @ Landmark Mayan
Detroit, MI @ Landmark Main Art
Duluth, MN @ Zinema 2
Gainesville, FL @ The Hippodrome
Grand Rapids, MI @ UICA
Hartford, CT @ Real Art Ways
Honolulu, HI @ Kahala 8
Houston, TX Landmark River Oaks
Indianapolis, IN @ Landmark Keystone Art
Ithaca, NY @ Cinemapolis
Jacksonville, FL @ Sunray Cinema
Kansas City, MO @ Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet
Miami, FL @ O Cinema
Milwaukee, WI @ Landmark Oriental
Minneapolis, MN @ Landmark Lagoon
New Orleans, LA @ Canal Place Theater
Oklahoma City, OK @ Harkins Bricktown
Philadelphia, PA @ Landmark Ritz East
Phoenix, AZ @ Harkins Valley Art
Portland, OR @ Hollywood Theater
Providence, RI @ Cable Car Cinema
Sacramento, CA @ Crest Theater
San Diego, CA @ Landmark Hillcrest
San Francisco, CA @ Roxie Theatre
Seattle, WA Seattle @ Cinerama
St. Louis, MO @ Landmark Tivoli
Tuscon, AZ @ The Loft Cinema
Washington, DC @ Landmark E-Street
Winston-Salem, NC @ Aperture
Toronto, ON @ TIFF Bell Lightbox
Vancouver, BC @ VanCity Theater
Montreal, QC @ Cinema du Parc

February 1
Los Angeles, CA @ Sundance Sunset Theaters
New York, NY @ Landmark Sunshine
Toronto, ON @ TIFF Bell Lightbox
Nashville, TN @ Belcourt Theater
Providence, RI @ Cable Car Cinema
Phoenix, AZ @ Harkins Valley Art
Miami, FL @ O Cinema
Dallas, TX @ Texas Theatre

February 7
Phoenix, AZ @ FilmBar

February 15
Portland, OR @ Hollywood Theatre

February 20
Columbus, OH @ Gateway Film Center

February 22
Columbus, OH @ Gateway Film Center

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