Drive By Truckers doc makes national news in USA Today

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If you were staying at hotel on April 20, you might have read this.  If not, click here for the full text!

(Tip: tickets are selling fast for this one (playing Aug. 13-15).  Might want to buy yours now…)

Drive-By Truckers miss their last exit, have a ‘Happy Ending’

“When we go to see the Truckers play, we wear diapers so we don’t have to go to the bathroom,” declares a young female fan early on in The Secret to a Happy Ending, a documentary about Southern rock band the Drive-By Truckers.

Similar devotion to the Athens, Ga.-based Truckers led Washington, D.C.-area filmmaker Barr Weissman to spend nearly six years making what he calls “a love letter to rock ‘n’ roll.”

The film is making the rounds at festivals, including a closing-night screening at the Atlanta Film Festival on Friday, and Weissman hopes for a limited theatrical release. He also expects to get the film to DVD, as well as broadcast and digital channels such as iTunes, Amazon and Netflix later this year.

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