“We have not sold any tickets on the basis of Santana.”
Genres, Themes, Actors, and Directors:
On the plus side, of course, are the performances, filmed in just 16 millimeter but creatively edited here using split screen and double exposure.
Fans of any of the bands on stage — including Quicksilver Messenger Service, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Jefferson Airplane, The Grateful Dead, and (infamously) Santana — will certainly want to check this one out, but it’s in no way must-see viewing for others.
Favorite random scene: A man (musician?) in a cowboy hat reassures a young girl with all sincerity that he may not be able to get her a pink balloon to play with, but will try his best to get her a balloon.
Notable Performances, Qualities, and Moments: