The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story premieres at SXSW on Wednesday, March 13, and ATXgossip will be there!
The Youtube original film reveals the dark side of stardom and the music industry as members of multi-platinum-selling bands like *NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, O-Town and Take 5 tell all about working with convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman. This is the first time this story has been told from the perspective of the people involved, from the boy band members themselves, to investors and Pearlman’s childhood friends. In case you don’t recall, in 2008 Pearlman received a 25-year prison sentence for running a $300 million Ponzi scheme.
After the screening, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Nikki Deloach will take part in a Q&A. However, the film also features interviews with JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, AJ McLean, Aaron Carter and Ashley Parker Angel.
Bass is also taking part in a featured session, speaking about his experience as a singer, host, actor, producer, writer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and cosmonaut.
We can’t wait.
Now, how do we get JC to attend SXSW as well?
The film will be available for all to see April 3 on YouTube.
Wednesday, March 13, at The Paramount at 3 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, at Alamo Lamar at 1:45 p.m.
Saturday, March 16, at Stateside Theatre at 4:45 p.m.
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