Corrected: D Tour on KTEH Wednesday night

D Tour trailer from dtour on Vimeo. Bay Area music doc fans take note: D Tour, the documentary about Rogue Wave's Pat Spurgeon and his battle with kidney failure, premieres on KTEH tonight (CORRECTION: Wednesday the 11th) at 10pm. From Ben Richardson's review of the film: D Tour opens with the familiar trappings of a band-on-the-road movie-–we meet drummer Pat Spurgeon in the practice space, tweaking his drum set as his band, SF indie-heroes Rogue Wave, prepares to set off on tour. Well into middle age and sporting a riotous caucausian 'fro, Spurgeon is the picture of a friendly, articulate [...]

By |November 10, 2009|Tags: |

Rock and Kidney Pie: D Tour at the SFIFF

D Tour opens with the familiar trappings of a band-on-the-road movie--we meet drummer Pat Spurgeon in the practice space, tweaking his drumset as his band, SF indie-heroes Rogue Wave, prepares to set off on tour. Well into middle age and sporting a riotous caucausian 'fro, Spurgeon is the picture of a friendly, articulate indie musician, talking earnestly about how his lack of a "back-up plan" keeps him committed to his musical dream. Having shrugged off penury and failure in the past, Spurgeon finally feels at home in Rogue Wave, poised to hit the big time with their clever, catchy indie-pop. [...]

Tickets on Sale Today for Screenings of “D-Tour”

D Tour Trailer from dtour on Vimeo. As a part of the San Francisco International Film Festival, Kabuki Theatre will be showing three screenings of "D-Tour," a film about Rogue Wave Drummer Pat Spurgeon's ongoing struggle with kidney problems, and his agonizing wait for a kidney donor. This film promises to be both heartwrenching and inspiring, and obviously has a strong Bay Area tie. More details here. Here are the showtimes for this 99-minute film: Friday, May 1 at 9 pm Monday, May 4 at 3:15 pm Thursday, May 7 at 5:15 pm After the 5/1 screening, there will be [...]

By |April 2, 2009|Tags: , |
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