This is from the official press release about the Phish 3D movie:
Electrifying 3D Concert Experience – Phish 3D to Be Released Nationwide on April 30th
Exclusive April 20th Preview Screenings in Nine US Cities
Action 3D Productions, Network LIVE and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Partner for Limited Engagement
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Phish 3D, a 3D concert experience, is opening nationwide on Friday, April 30th for an exclusive one week run. The more than two hour movie, presented by Action 3D Productions in association with Network LIVE and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., highlights Phish’s Festival 8, a three-day, eight-set, 16-hour concert in the Southern California desert.
In advance of the nationwide roll-out, exclusive preview screenings will be shown in nine cities — Boston; Burlington, VT; Chicago; Denver; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Raleigh/Durham, NC; and Washington, D.C. — on April 20th. In addition to experiencing this special screening, fans in attendance will take home a Phish 3D movie poster. The fully immersive music and visual experience, featuring state-of-the-art 3D technology, gives viewers the sense that they are not only at the event, but on stage with the band that Entertainment Weekly has called “the biggest cult band in America.” Phish 3D features fan favorites, never before seen cover songs, and intimate footage of the band backstage and in rehearsals.
Filmed in October 2009 at the band’s Festival 8, more than 40,000 devoted fans watched as Phish combined two of their most beloved traditions — the multi-day festival and the Halloween album “costume.” The band’s highly anticipated “musical costumes” are concerts involving the performance of an entire album by another artist—in this case, Phish covered the Rolling Stones’ album Exile on Main St. Phish 3D also features songs from the band’s first ever full-length acoustic set, as well as performances taken from the six additional sets.
Tickets for the Tuesday, April 20th screenings will be available for purchase on Friday, March 26 (individual theater on-sale dates may be subject to change). Ticketing information is available at www.phish3dmovie.com or with the following theaters.
|Boston||National Amusements Revere||565 Squire Rd.
Revere, MA 02151
|Burlington, VT||Majestic 10||190 Boxwood St.
Williston, VT 05495
|Chicago||Rosemont Theatre||9701 Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018
|Denver||Aurora Movie Tavern 10||18605 East Hampden Ave.
Aurora, CO 80013
|Houston||Studio Movie Grill||805 Town & Country Way Bldg.
Houston, TX 77024
|Los Angeles||Rave Motion Pictures 18, Los Angeles||The Promenade at Howard Hughes Center
Los Angeles, CA 90045
|New York||Pavilion Theatre||188 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
|Raleigh/Durham, NC||Wynnsong 15||1807 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy.
Durham, NC 27707
|Fairfax Corner 14||11900 Palace Way
Fairfax, VA 22030
Ticketing information for the Friday, April 30th opening of Phish 3D will be made available at www.phish3dmovie.com. Fans are encouraged to check the site for ticketing and event news frequently, as there are a very limited number of seats available for this one week run.
Phish will kick off an extensive summer tour on June 11th at Toyota Park in Chicago, IL. An online ticket request period is currently underway at http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fphish.portals.musictoday.com%2F&esheet=6227382&lan=en_US&anchor=http%3A%2F%2Fphish.portals.musictoday.com%2F&index=3&md5=b8017907e11ff18c33ff663d38e27d06 and will end on Friday, March 26th, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, April 2nd. For full details, visit phish.com.
Since forming in Vermont in 1983, Phish has developed a large following dedicated to their legendary live shows of eclectic, free-form rock, jazz, country, bluegrass and pop. The band has sold more than 8 million albums and DVDs in the United States, including fourteen studio albums and a multitude of live shows. The ceaseless touring of guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio, drummer Jon Fishman, bassist Mike Gordon and keyboardist Page McConnell helped make them one of the top concert draws in the nation until their indefinite hiatus in the summer of 2004. Phish officially reunited in March 2009 and later released their fourteenth album, Joy, with producer Steve Lillywhite. Phish headlined the Bonnaroo Festival in June 2009 and performed a 4-night New Year’s Eve run at Miami’s American Airlines Arena. For more information, visit www.phish.com/.
About Action 3D:
Action 3D Productions—A3D—is a privately held production company with a unique approach to capturing live alternative content events (music, sports, and theater) in digital 3D. While technology is key to the process, people are the main ingredients to creating immersive experiences for presentation in cinemas and location-based entertainment venues. A3D’s biggest asset is its know-how. The company’s management team has decades of worldwide experience in entertainment presentation, business management and film production. While this team’s individual accomplishments are impressive, the complementary backgrounds and skills have enabled A3D to quickly advance in creating, developing and marketing sought-after 3D entertainment for the rapidly developing suite of 3D distribution channels.
Cinedigm is the leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company is a technology and services integrator that works with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to bring movies in digital cinema format to audiences across the country. Cinedigm’s digital cinema deployment organization, software, unique combined satellite and hard drive digital movie delivery network; pre-show in-theater advertising services; and distribution platform for alternative content such as CineLive® 3-D and 2-D sports and concerts, thematic programming and independent movies provide a complete suite of services required to enable the digital theater conversion. Cinedigm™ and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. ™ are trademarks of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. www.cinedigm.com [CIDM-G]