• Echo in the Canyon (2019)

Echo in the Canyon

Release Date: May 24th, 2019

PG-13 |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

A look at how musical groups such as The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and The Mamas & the Papas birthed the beginnings of the Laurel Canyon music scene and how the echo of these artists' creations reverberated across the world.

Cast: Jakob Dylan, Tom Petty, Ringo Starr, Stephen Stills, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, Beck , Norah Jones

Director: Andrew Slater

Genres: Documentary , Music

Ratings & Reviews

  • 82
    Todd GilchristTheWrap

    Even if Echo in the Canyon feels slightly anemic at 85 minutes or so, there are worse ways to revisit this epochal artistic moment than via Andrew Slater’s affectionate, intimate documentary. show more

  • 80
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    Rich with revealing observations and engaging anecdotes, Slater’s documentary skirts the nostalgia trap by entertainingly connecting with an impressive lineup of contemporary singer-songwriters referencing the influential '60s pop style with their own releases. show more

  • 100
    Andy HowellFilm Threat

    I have a feeling Echo in the Canyon will be watched for decades into the future as the essential document of a very specific time and place that changed music forever. show more

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