Albuquerque Film & Music Experience Presents:

Hired Gun (USA 2016)

Documentary / Music

KiMo Theatre, 423 Central Ave NW

at KiMo Theatre

Time: 7:30pm     Day: Thursday     Doors: 7:00pm     Ages: All Ages     Price: $10

Hired Gun (USA 2016) 

Session Aces. Keepers of Time. Vocalists. Composers. The sidemen and sidewomen who play the riffs and fills we imitate in the air. When we turn up the radio, chances are we are listening to one of these players. A-listers have them on speed dial. International tour or recording session, who're they gonna call? A "Hired Gun." This feature length one-off documentary introduces the prolific musicians who are virtually unknown to the public. Billy Joel, Whitesnake, P!NK and Metallica are synonymous with their own artistry and success, but who is responsible for their instrumental solos? Who tours with them live? It is the consummate side players who kill it show after show, often playing circles around the actual band members. In "Hired Gun," viewers learn the firsthand stories from individuals who have mastered their craft and perform on the world's biggest stages. This film details the highs and lows of touring life, the demands of hectic session schedules, and the dedication required ...

1hr 38min

Director: Fran Strine