Jimi Hendrix Woodstock Performance to Receive Cinematic
Jimi Hendrix historic set from the 1969
Woodstock festival will receive a cinematic release, reports NME.
The guitar icon's legendary set will be screened on 29th November
and the 4th December at over 30 cinemas across the UK and in
Of the cinematic release, Janie Hendrix, Jimi's sister has
"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 show is being released to celebrate the 70th year of Hendrix's
birth and will play alongside the film Live at Woodstock.
Hendrix early morning performance at the 1969 Woodstock festival
saw Jimi play for over 200,000 people. Jimi finally took to the
stage at 9.00 AM after many delays caused by whether issues along
with the Gypsy Suns and Rainbows, which featured
bassist Billy Cox and guitarist Larry
The set is most renowned for Hendrix's 'Star Spangled
Banner' medley which lasted for over half an hour. The medley
included hits like 'Voodoo Child' and 'Purple
Haze' and an unaccompanied an improvisation lasting nearly
five minutes. Hendrix performed the national anthem as a solo in
this midst of the medley.
The 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, shown below.
'Message To Love'
'Spanish Castle Magic'
'Jam Back At The House'
'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)'
'Star Spangled Banner'
Jimi Hendrix - The Star Spangled Banner (Live
from Woodstock 1969)
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