The Film

Raisin' Cain: The History of Cain's Ballroom is a feature length documentary chronicling the past 100 years of America’s timeless honky-tonk, now simply known as Cain’s Ballroom. This film will take you on a cinematic journey through the years and incarnations of the building at 423 N. Main street or Bob Wills Main street here in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Exploring the past century of American music history from its origins as “The Louvre” to Cain’s Academy of Dancing to Bob Wills’ legendary broadcasts up to today, where the venue is now considered a favorite by legendary artists from Elvis Costello to Jack White.