DEADLINE: Music Doc ‘Jimmie And Stevie Ray Vaughan: Brothers In Blues’ Acquired By Freestyle Digital Media

EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media has picked up North American rights to the music documentary Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan: Brothers in Blues, on the blues rock guitar legends of the same name, with plans to release it across VOD platforms on March 21st.

Brothers Jimmie and Stevie went from a small, post-war house in Oak Cliff, Texas to selling millions of records and playing alongside the likes of David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jackson Browne, Carlos Santana and more. A portion of the Vaughan brothers film written, directed and produced by Kirby Warnock is devoted to Jimmie and Eric Clapton’s first ever on-camera interviews about the night that Stevie died.

Featuring newly revealed photos, home movies, and previously untold stories, Brothers in Blues takes a deep dive into the tragedies and the glory of the Vaughan brothers as told by musicians, bandmates, and friends from the early days. Those joining Jimmie Vaughan for interviews as part of the doc include Clapton, ZZ Tops Billy Gibbons, Browne, the late David Bowie, Nile Rodgers, Mike Buck, Double Trouble, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and actor Stephen Tobolowsky, among others.