Basically Frightened: The Musical Madness of Colonel Bruce Hampton
Aquarium Rescue Unit founder and jamband scene inspiration Colonel Bruce Hampton is the subject of a new documentary film. Basically Frightened: The Musical Madness of Colonel Bruce Hampton will debut at the The Atlanta Film Festival on Friday, March 30 at 7:15pm. The film features commentary from a diverse group of musicians, including Mike Gordon, Dave Matthews, Susan Tedeschi, Chuck Leavell, R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, Widespread Panic, Blues Traveler, Bill Kreutzmann, Derek Trucks and the members of ARU. Billy Bob Thornton—who cast Col. Bruce is his breakout film Sling Blade in the ‘90s—also provides some on camera support. Col. Bruce Hampton will perform at Sullivan’s Island, SC’s Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ on March 8.