Jimi Hendrix's Woodstock Performance For Cinematic Release

artist: Jimi Hendrix date: 11/07/2012 category: general music news
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Jimi Hendrix's Woodstock Performance For Cinematic Release
Jimi Hendrix's set from the 1969 Woodstock festival is set to receive a cinematic release. The legendary guitarist's gig will be shown on November 29 and December 4 at more than 30 cinemas across the UK, and in movie theatres globally. The gig is being released to celebrate the 70th year of Hendrix's birth and will play alongside the film Live at Woodstock, which features interviews with band members Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell, as well as engineer Eddie Kramer and Woodstock promoter Michael Lang. Live at Woodstock is directed by Bob Smeaton [Festival Express]. Of the cinematic release, Janie Hendrix, Jimi's sister has said: "This film reflects a legendary event in our history as well as a true pinnacle of Jimi's career. We celebrate his 70th birthday as we continue to celebrate his legacy." The gig footage has been digitally restored and features a new 5.1 audio surround mix by Kramer. The footage will show the songs performed in original sequence, as shown below. 01. Message To Love 02. Spanish Castle Magic 03. Red House 04. Lover Man 05. Foxy Lady 06. Jam Back At The House 07. Izabella 08. Fire 09. Voodoo Child (Slight Return) 10. Star Spangled Banner 11. Purple Haze 12. Woodstock Improvisation 13. Villanova Junction 14. Hey Joe For more information on ticketing, visit: jimihendrix.com. Thanks to NME for the report.
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