The Sad and Beautiful World

Spring/Summer 2017

The Sad and Beautiful World of Sparklehorse film screenings:


April 5, 2017 at The Glee in Birmingham, UK. The evening will feature a specially arranged live music set, in remembrance of the songs of Mark Linkous and Sparklehorse and Q&A with the directors. Buy tickets


April 9, 2017 at The Byrd Theatre in Richmond, VA. The evening will feature special guests, including screenwriter and narrator Angela Faye Martin – presented by the 24th Annual James River Film Festival and also screening Jem Cohen’s Nice Evening, Transmission Down (a Sparklehorse/Mark Linkous portrait) and Hi, How Are You? (an animated short by Daniel Johnston)  Buy tickets


May 13, 2017 at Hull Jubilee Hall in Hull, UK as part of the Doc’n Roll Film Festival followed by a Q&A session with the directors. Buy tickets


May 15, 2017 at the Ritzy in Brixton, UK as part of the Doc’n Roll Film Festival followed by a Q&A session with the directors. Buy tickets


May 27, 2017 at the Parque de la Exposición in Lima, Peru as part of the In-Edit Film Festival. More info


July 2, 2017 at Whelan’s in Dublin, Ireland followed by a live music set of Sparklehorse songs performed by Tom McShane, The Mad Dalton, Pixie Saytar Music, Heliopause, and Jake Lennox. Buy tickets

New Website Launch

April 2016

We are happy to announce the release of the Official Mark Linkous website. The Archives feature photos, videos, articles and music spanning Mark’s career, as well as quotes from his peers and collaborators.  We have created this space to celebrate his life and legacy.