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
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.