Tribute is a feature rockumentary about music's strangest subculture: tribute bands. Tribute bands go to extraordinary lengths to re-create the experience of rock supergroups like Kiss, Journey, Judas Priest and Queen. Tribute follows the on- and off-stage struggles of tribute bands and their fans in their quest to live their rock dreams. Together they face band members quitting, soul-sucking day jobs, even bandmates who take the impersonation far too far.
A former child star buys her grandmother's house to rescue it from ruin but her hope for serenity is soon eclipsed by haunting dreams of her famous grandmother, who died of a supposed overdose in the house more than 30 years ago.
A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit.
Tribute pays musical homage to India on several songs; Greek-born composer and keyboardist Yanni describes the album as a tribute to the builders of the Taj and the Forbidden City, as well as to the people of India and China. Yanni's ethereal keyboard work is backed by orchestra, vocalists, a choir, and various world instruments including didgeridoo, duduk, charango, and bamboo saxophone.
A look back at NBC's iconic 1968 special that put Elvis Presley back on the map featuring an all-star group of music superstars who will pay tribute to Elvis, recreating the spectacle - even the staging - of that legendary night.
America: A Tribute to Heroes was a benefit concert organized by actor George Clooney and broadcast by the four major United States television networks in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon. Done in the style of a telethon, it featured a number of national and international entertainers performing to raise money for the victims and their families, particularly but not limited to the New York City firefighters and New York City police officers. It aired September 21, 2001, uninterrupted and commercial-free. It was released on December 4, 2001 on compact disc and DVD.
A live concert in tribute to Freddie Mercury, former lead singer of Queen. Mercury died of AIDS and so some of the proceeds of this concert went to AIDS research. Features performers such as Metallica, Def Leppard, Elton John, Axl Rose, Extreme, George Michael, and many others. Performers alternate between doing their own hits, covering Queen songs, or jamming with the surviving members of Queen.
Jeremy Rodock is a tough horse rancher who strings up rustlers soon as look at them. Fresh out of Pennsylvania, Steve Miller finds it hard to get used to Rodock's ways, although he takes an immediate shine to his Greek girl Jocasta.
Recorded at London's Royal Court Theatre in front of an audience of faithful fans, various cast members from different productions of the Rocky Horror Show come together in a one off concert extravaganza paying tribute to the phenomenon.
A hidden gem has arrived in the form of a stage play performed in tribute to a pair of Japan’s greatest stars. On the 35th anniversary of his becoming an entertainer Matsudaira Ken chose to honor his mentor, the legendary superstar Katsu Shintaro by portraying Zato Ichi, the Blind Swordsman in a play based on the original film on the same stage that Katsu had played the role 40 years before in a stage presentation. Not pleased with the direction that Zato Ichi’s image had been taken in some productions, he has breathed new life into the character by following the image that Katsu Shintaro had created for his signature role.
Tribute to comedy great Sam Kinison
Wembley Stadium hosts a concert featuring stars from the fields of music, comedy and film, in celebration of the 70th birthday of imprisoned ANC leader Nelson Mandela. Highlight of the evening is the one hour live performance of Dire Straits feat. Eric Clapton.
A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen is a concert video set to be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Download on March 25, 2014. It was filmed in 2013 at the MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony to honor and pay tribute to musician Bruce Springsteen for his artistic achievement in the music industry and dedication to philanthropy. The ceremony was hosted by Jon Stewart and features many performance by musicians who have long been fans and admirers of Springsteen's body of work. Springsteen and the E Street Band concluded the ceremony with their own performance.
We’re producing ski movies for ten years now, but we’ve never forgotten our roots. We travel the world and we’re inspired by the mountain cultures around the globe. But there is this one place where we felt at home, one place that influenced us the most - the city of Innsbruck! This is a tribute to a decade of friendship, adventures and a place we all call home! your Freeski-Crew.com FelixAlthammer AmbrosFürstaller BastiFärber DanielGassner FloGeyer FloGöller SeverinGuggemoos DominikHartmann BeneHöflinger MarinusHöflinger TobiHuber ChristianJenny TorgeNagel JürgenNigg MarkusObwaller SvenRauber TomRitsch JuliusSchneider PiusSchneider GeorgStückler ChristianStadler SebiMüller BerniLiebl DominikSagmeister PaulKlein MacMinikan AdrianGaiser ThomasTrifonitchev FelixWiemers BastiHannemann
BMX great Mat "the Condor" Hoffman joins other top riders in this salute to iconic daredevil Evel Knievel, with host Johnny Knoxville presiding over the insane stunt spectacular. Travis Pastrana, Scott Palmer, Allan Cooke, Davin "Psycho" Halford, Trigger Gumm and Jeff "Harley" Schneider are among the freewheeling talents. Bonus features include a career retrospective for Hoffman, as well as footage of Knoxville's visit to the hospital.
Modern comedians share their thoughts about Laurel and Hardy. Also includes archival footage of contemporary comedians. Hosted by Dom DeLuise.
On Sunday, April 18, 1999, the hottest names in rock and roll united with the biggest stars in country music when TNT presented "A Tribute To Johnny Cash." From humble beginnings as the son of a sharecropper to his rise to fame as a music legend, "The Man In Black" has become one of the most influential performers of the 20th century. Some of Cash's biggest fans, including Bruce Springsteen, Trisha Yearwood, and U2, performed in this star-studded concert saluting Cash's groundbreaking career and the rich legacy of his music. In his fifty year career as singer and song-writer, Cash garnered nine Grammy® Awards, a Kennedy Center Honor, and the distinction of becoming the first inductee in both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — an honor shared only by Elvis Presley.
"James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend" will debut Sunday, December 22 at 8:30 PM on HBO, his old The Sopranos network. In the half-hour tribute, friends and colleagues remember the three-time Emmy winner, who died June 19 at age 51. The special features clips of Gandolfini’s work as well as behind-the-scenes footage.
The Late Late Tribute Shows are a series of special editions of the world's longest-running chat show, The Late Late Show broadcast on RTÉ One in Ireland each Friday evening. Over decades the shows has featured a broad range of well-known public figures including Micheál Mac Liammóir, Joe Dolan, Maureen Potter, Michael O'Hehir, Brian Lenihan, Jimmy Magee, Christy Moore, Mike Murphy and Paul McGrath. In 1999, there was a special programme marking six months since the Omagh bombing and there was also a special show in the wake of 9/11. There were also tribute shows celebrating Irish music and a Late Late Show special devoted to Irish comedians. Individual bands and musicians to have been given a tribute show include The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, The Chieftains, The Dubliners, U2, Westlife and, most recently, Ronnie Drew himself. The Tribute Shows, along with the Toy Show, tends to be one of the few editions of The Late Late Show to require advance preparation before the week of broadcast.
One Love, the Bob Marley all star tribute concert was given on December 04, 1999 a rainy night in Oracabessa Bay, Jamaica by a range of major rock, pop, hip hop, and reggae talent invited by the Marley family (wife, sons and the Wailers) including Lauryn Hill, Chrissie Hynde, Jimmy Cliff, Erykah Badu, Queen Latifah, Busta Rhymes, and Tracy Chapman. Originally broadcast on the TNT cable network, it since released as a DVD. Featured is a cross-section of. It remains the only time Tracy Chapman performed in Jamaica.
Good Grief, Charlie Brown: A Tribute to Charles Schulz is a documentary television special that features a tribute to Charles M. Schulz and his creation Peanuts. The television special, the first of the 2000s, was originally aired on the CBS Television Network on 11 February 2000, one day before Schulz died.