Just in time for Mother’s Day, explore the special relationship between rock stars and their moms in From Cradle to Stage. Based on a critically-acclaimed book, From Cradle to Stage features stories from the Mothers who rocked and raised rock stars. The six-part series debut’s exclusively on Paramount+ on May 6.
About From Cradle to Stage
Directed by Dave Grohl and inspired by his mother, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, and her critically acclaimed book. From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars, the Live Nation Productions FROM CRADLE TO STAGE. Is a dynamic personal exploration of the special relationship between successful musicians and their moms.
The six-part series will debut exclusively on Paramount+
Honest, humorous and emotional, each episode features a famous performer and their mother, alongside Dave and Virginia, as they take an impassioned journey home and explore each artists’ upbringing and the tools they received as a young talent to survive the turbulence of success.
Watch the official From Cradle to Stage trailer on YouTube and get a sneak peek at what you are in store for.
From Cradle to Stage Six-Part Series
An intriguing six-part series featuring an inside look at the relationship between mothers and real-life rock stars. The one thing you will notice in this unscripted series is that with these moms. No matter how famous their kids get, mom is still the boss.
I love seeing these relationships with some of my favorite musicians, I feel like Dave Grohl and his mother Virginia Hanlon Grohl nailed it! It’s such a fun, hilarious series that will keep you on your toes but with a huge smile on your face. Did I mention Pharell is featured in this series? Learn all about the upcoming episodes below!
Episode 1: “Dan and Christene Reynolds”
Available to stream Thursday, May 6th
Dave and Virginia Grohl set off on a journey to discover the secrets behind the mothers of world-famous rock stars. First stop: Las Vegas, to meet Imagine Dragons’ frontman Dan Reynolds and his devout Mormon “super-mom,” Christene.
Episode 2: “Pharrell and Carolyn Williams”
Available to stream Thursday, May 13th
Pharrell Williams invites Dave and Virginia Grohl to his “Something in the Water” music festival, in Virginia, the state where he and Dave both launched music careers despite fears of disappointing their mothers who were both public school teachers.
Episode 3: “Miranda and Bev Lambert”
Available to stream Thursday, May 20th
Country music star Miranda Lambert shows Dave and Virginia Grohl around Lindale, Texas, where she grew up under the watchful eyes of her private investigator parents. When she decided to pursue a career in music, Miranda’s mom, Beverly, became her “mom-ager.”
Episode 4: “Brandi and Teresa Carlile”
Available to stream Thursday, May 27th
Deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest, Brandi Carlile and her mother Teresa open up to Dave and Virginia about Brandi’s trajectory from a tomboy kid who didn’t fit in to a multiple-Grammy Award-winning, openly gay singer-songwriter.
Episode 5: “Tom and Mary Morello”
Available to stream Thursday, June 3rd
Dave and Virginia Grohl meet up with Tom Morello, a musician and political activist known for “Rage Against the Machine” and “Audioslave,” and his mother, 97-year-old Mary Morello, who was “raging against the machine” long before Tom was born.
Episode 6: “Geddy Lee and Mary Weinrib”
Available to stream Thursday, June 10th
In Toronto, Dave and Virginia Grohl meet Rush frontman Geddy Lee and his mother Mary Weinrib, a strong and inspiring Holocaust survivor. In Los Angeles, Virginia gathers together a number of mothers of famous musicians for a once-in-a-lifetime dinner party reunion, where Dave and his daughter Violet perform.
From Cradle to Stage Swag
To celebrate the May 6th premiere of Dave Grohl and Virginia Hanlon Grohl’s unscripted series FROM CRADLE TO STAGE. Paramount+ and MTV Entertainment Group sent me this awesome mailer! I love everything about this! If there was ever a box fit for a rock’n mom, this would be it! Thank you so much for the goodies Paramount and MTV!
- Rock’n Guitar Pick
- Jameson – I mean of course
- From Cradle to the Stage Towel
- Tuxedo Cookie
- From Cradle to the Stage Shot Glass
- Herbal Tea
- Mother’s Day Cards + Envelopes