It’s time to Free Doug, and make the film available to the public again.

Fans can buy a ticket, cast to their big screen television and watch Sir Doug from anywhere around the world!


Sir Doug & The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove tells the story of Doug Sahm, the wild man musicians’ musician and unsung hero of Texas music. A kinetic, quirky character with a solid sense of place as well as an innate wanderlust, Doug Sahm’s story is the story of Texas music.

The film premiered at SXSW in 2015, and was released on Amazon Prime in 2017. Sir Doug earned 5-star ratings from 89% of the viewers the people who watched, finding fans across the world.  In 2021,  the music license expired and we had to pull the film down.  Doug’s story just disappeared.

It's official! Sir Doug & the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove returns on Nov. 6th!


1h 23m

directed by

Joe Nick Patoski

produced by

The Society for Preservation of Texas Music


Bonus Features

Watch these 20-30 minute interviews with friends & musicians talking about the film. Rent individually for $2.99 or get All Access (all the bonus content plus 3-Day film access) for $35.