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The Movie

Coming This August

The Juke Joint in Acton - A Blues Community

"You might say that the universe plays the blues.”

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Watch The Juke Joint in Acton - A Blues Community trailer, here:

Juke Joint The Movie Title Screen

The Juke Joint in Acton – A Blues Community is a music documentary and concert film, currently in production for public audiences. It celebrates and promotes the history, community, music and cultural significance of a unique, private, rural blues venue, The Juke Joint in Acton, Ontario, and is a tribute to its late founder and well-known music promoter, Stew Laing.

The Juke Joint in Acton - A Blues Community is a film about

Donate

Please support the film – donate, sponsor, share on social media.  We are also reaching out to the corporate and local business communities and applying for grants to reach the full production budget of $50,000. Note that a portion of the fundraising proceeds will be shared with Guitars for Kids Toronto, which collects and spruces up donated guitars to give kids in our community a chance to develop their budding musical talent.

Donate with PayPal

Please donate using PayPal. You select the amount you want to donate. This can be a one time donation or a monthly donation.

10% of your support will be shared with our partner
Guitars for Kids Toronto

Donate with GoFundMe

Sponsor

Please support the music and the musicians by sponsoring or advertising in the film. Multiple screenings and festival entries to come.  
For limited 2022 season advertising and sponsorship opportunities in the film, at the venue and in distribution, please contact:
Eric Doubt, Producer fundraising@jukejointmovie.com.  905-510-0401

Proposed Project Timelines

Juke Joint Proposed Project Timelines

News

Watch for dates for the season opening of The Juke Joint in Acton and your invitation to the screening of the movie. 

Sherwood Digital Copy & Printing

Thank you Sherwood Digital Copy & Printing, Georgetown

THANK YOU, KARIM at Sherwood Printing & Signs Georgetown for sponsoring our printing requirements.

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Tony D interview

Tony D talks about the Juke Joint in Acton

This is an excerpt from an interview with Tony D. of MonkeyJunk, at the Busholme Inn in Erin Ontario, between sets at their “Blues Church” gig.

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Kim Duncanson

Meet Kim Duncanson

This was filmed on location at The Juke Joint in Acton, during the summer of 2021, in part to be included in the upcoming film THE JUKE JOINT IN ACTON – A BLUES COMMUNITY.

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Team

Producer – Eric Doubt
Director/Art director – Peter Perko
Editor – Ash Varma
Co-editor/Videographer – Mac Hunter

Consultants: 
Kim Duncanson – co-founder The Juke Joint in Acton
Erik Schubert – co-founder
Alex Carter – music consultant
Sue Walker – social media consultant
Lori McCabe – web design

The Juke Joint in Acton - A Blues Community
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