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DMB to Release Park Show

November release scheduled for live album, DVD from benefit show

October 20, 2003 12:00 AM ET

The Dave Matthews Band's September 24th show at the Great Lawn in New York City's Central Park will be released as The Central Park Concert, a three-CD set and a double DVD on November 18th.

The performance was attended by more than 80,000 fans, and the DMB ran through three hours of favorites, primarily drawn from their first three albums. Among the evening's highlights was a guest appearance by Gov't Mule guitarist Warren Haynes, who joined the DMB for "Jimi Thing" and a cover of "Cortez the Killer Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower" was also among the band's covers for the evening.

Fans who pre-order the CD through davematthewsband.com before November 14th will also receive a commemorative sticker and a seven-song live EP from the band's summer tour.

The DVD was recorded in stereo and 5.1 audio and filmed with more than thirty cameras in high definition video.

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