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Win tickets: Iggy & Stooges documentary 'Gimme Danger'

"I think I helped wipe out the '60s," singer Iggy Pop says in an archival talk-show clip included in filmmaker Jim Jarmusch's documentary on the Stooges, "Gimme Danger." Iggy and his bandmates didn't just do that; they helped change the course of music history with their impudent high-decibel churn of heavy rock, free jazz and wild stage antics.

The film opens nationwide this weekend, and you can win a pair of tickets to see it at the Loft Cinema.

From the Loft:

Acclaimed filmmaker Jim Jarmusch’s cinematic offering to the punk gods of Ann Arbor traces the always raucous and frequently calamitous history of The Stooges from inception to the present.

Emerging from the wilds of Michigan amidst a countercultural revolution, The Stooges’ powerful and aggressive rock ‘n’ roll blew a crater in the musical landscape of the late 1960s.   Assaulting audiences with a raunchy blend of rock, blues, R&B, and free jazz, the band planted the seeds for what would be called “punk” and “alt rock” in the decades that followed.   Charismatic front man Iggy Pop and company were confounding and alien, with a wild stage presence not seen before or since.   Jarmusch’s electrifying documentary Gimme Danger takes us behind the scenes to understand the massively influential outcasts, by way of captivating interviews, archival performance footage and wry animation, plus glimpses of Lucille Ball and a shirtless Yul Brynner, creating the hectic feeling of a night at Max’s Kansas City.  Through all the drugs, death and dirge, Iggy and his Stooges proves themselves to be witty and wise and warranted of Jarmusch’s own claim as “the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band ever.” (Dir. by Jim Jarmusch, 2016, USA, 108 mins., Not Rated)

To enter to win a pair of tickets, comment here and tell us about your favorite musical documentary, or let us know over on our Facebook page. Good luck!

And the winner is ... (drumroll) ... Alysa Volpe!

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The Stooges in 'Gimme Danger.'