2018 Asbury Park Music & Film Festival Winners

The 2018 Asbury Park Music & Film Festival has announced the film submission award winners. The ceremony was held on Sunday, April 29 at the Asbury Hotel hosted by Shelli Sonstein, two-time Gracie Award winner, co-host of the Jim Kerr Rock and Roll Morning Show on Q104.3 and APMFF Board member. Read full list of winners at NewJerseyStage.com .

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Justin Kreutzmann to screen Doors, Grateful Dead docs at Asbury Park Music + Film Festival

In case you were wondering, Justin Kreutzmann, who is on the board of the Asbury Park Music + Film Festival, is, indeed, the son of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann. More importantly, though, for fans of the annual festival, he is an experienced filmmaker who will have two works showing at this year’s event (which takes place April 26-29 at various Asbury Park venues, with proceeds benefiting children via the Read More …

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The Doors: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970 (Relix, March 14, 2018)

Jim Morrison was still facing a possible three-year prison term stemming from trumped-up indecent exposure/profanity charges in Miami the preceding year when The Doors—who had multiple dates cancelled in the wake of the incident—took the stage at England’s Isle of Wight Festival at 2 a.m. in August of 1970. Morrison, by that time, was bearded and bloated and, with a sole red light illuminating the stage, he was no longer Read More …

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John Densmore and Robby Krieger on “The Big Interview”

Dan Rather sat down with Robby Krieger and John Densmore at the Whisky a Go Go to discuss everything from the music, to the activism, to how the world has changed since The Doors first debuted. It’s one of the most interesting and in-depth interviews the guys have ever done. The Doors episode airs March 20 at 9 P.M. ET/ 6 P.M. PT on AXS TV. Watch the season trailer Read More …

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Creative Writing Contest Winner!!

Congratulations to the creative writing contest winner, Isabelle Richardson! Isabelle’s short story, Lizard Tracks, may be viewed below. Thank you to all that participated in the contest by submitting writing or reciting poetry. There we many amazing submissions and we suggest you review them all! Poetry submissions may be viewed here, or by searching the #TheDoors50 of Instagram. The short story submissions may be viewed here. There were many submissions – stories Read More …

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The Doors celebrate “The Day Of The Doors” with the reveal of “Doors Junction”

In 2017, the city of Los Angeles declared January 4 “The Day of The Doors.” This year on The Day of The Doors, Encino city councilman declared the intersection of Densmore Avenue and Morrison Street in Encino “Doors Junction.” The council member appeared alongside John Densmore to mark the occasion with new street signs and a recital of Jim’s poetry by John. Mr. Koretz presented John with a certificate of Read More …

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Creative Writing Contest Submissions

Thank you to everyone that  participated in The Doors Creative Writing Contest! Poetry submissions may be viewed here, or by searching the #TheDoors50 of instagram. Below you may find the short story submissions! Please note, each story represents the opinion of the author and not the opinions of The Doors or The Doors team. Which one is your favorite? Inside The Head Of Mark Benek By: Giorgio M. WORDS SENTENCED TO TWO Read More …

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AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW THE DOORS: LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 1970 on DVD+CD, BLU-RAY+CD! AVAILABLE WHERE EVER MUSIC IS SOLD FEBRUARY 23, 2018

The historic last concert ever filmed of The Doors is now available for the first time!  The concert was meticulously restored via the latest 21st century technology, color-corrected and visually upgrading the original footage.  The entire show, now presented in 5.1 Dolby Digital sound, was mixed from the original multi-track audio by longtime Doors engineer / mixer / co-producer Bruce Botnick. Filmed on August 30, 1970, 2 AM, in front of 600,000 people, Read More …

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