Donovan at SXSW
Donovan performed an impromptu 40 minute concert at The Palm Door in Austin Texas USA as part of his visit to South By South West, the annual Music & Film Festival . Donovan was joined by his daughter Astrella Celeste who is Creative Director of Donovan Discs , and hosted by his Music Publishing company PEERMUSIC .The Rock Hall inductee met with the many Music Supervisors who place Donovan songs in Film,TV and Commercials.While in Austin Donovan also recorded an interview for National Public Radio Cleveland for the show ALL THINGS CONSIDERED .
VISIT : www.npr.org/programa/all-things-considered/
Donovan was also at his son Donovan Jr’s Film Premier of SUNSET BOULEVARD at The Paramount Theatre in Austin . Donovan Jr. is the producer of this new documentary which traces the history of the famous street in Los Angeles. The film has Johnny Depp, Keanna Reaves , Steve Jones, Ozzie Osbourne and many others commenting on their arrival on ‘The Sunset Strip’ and their memories. The film begins way back when the famous street was first created from the wilderness , through the early Hollywood Film scene up though the 1920’s. 30’s,40’s’50’s.60’s,70’s,80’s,90’s and into the new millenium.
Donovan’s song THE TRIP plays at the end credits of the film. The song chronicles Donovan’s own arrival on The Strip in 1965 and his impressions , when he played the famous club THE TRIP.
VISIT : sunsetstripthemovie.com/about