," a 3D concert film, will open nationwide April 30 for a one-week run. The movie was filmed at Phish
's Festival 8
, a three-day, eight-set, 16-hour concert held in October 2009 in the Southern California desert.
The concert combined two of the band's annual traditions - a multi-day festival and a Halloween "musical costume
," during which the band covers an entire album by another artist, according to a press release. For the October 2009 event, Phish
covered the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St."
" also includes fan favorites, songs from the band's first full-length acoustic set and intimate backstage and rehearsal footage.
The film will be previewed on April 20 in nine cities: Boston; Burlington, VT; Chicago; Denver; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Raleigh/Durham, NC; and Washington DC. Fans attending the sneak peek will receive a "Phish 3D
" movie poster.
Ticket information for the advance screening and nationwide release is available at the movie's website
In related news, Phish
kicks off its summer tour June 11 at Toyota Park in Chicago.
Thanks for the report to Livedaily.com