Teddy Pendergrass Movie – If you don’t know me by now.

Saturday 23 March 2019

Doors 3:00 pm, Stage 4:00 pm

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Teddy Pendergrass Movie – If you don’t know me by now.

We are honoured to be the only venue in Newcastle, indeed non-cinema to host this prestigious event. The story of a man many regard as the best Soul singer ever.
This will be a very limited ticket run of only 80 or so people, so grab a ticket quickly !
Open 3pm
Showing 3.30
Director Olivia Lichtenstein Q&A – A unique opportunity to meet director- 5.15pm
6pm – 1 hr listening dancing to Teddy’s music
7pm Doors open for regular Sat night.

The inspiring story of Teddy Pendergrass, who was poised to be the greatest soul singer of all time. His was the immortal voice of Don’t Leave Me This Way, The Love I Lost and Close the Door. He was also the first black male artist to have five consecutive platinum albums in the US, before a devastating accident changed his life forever.

Featuring interviews with his family, friends and colleagues including Philadelphia soul legends Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff, rare archive footage and a superb soundtrack, this revealing and poignant documentary charts the life of Teddy Pendergrass. His rise to fame within the complexities of 1960s America, his tragic fall and his triumphant comeback.

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