Hollywood, CA)—May 12, 2009
D&E Entertainment Selected to Theatrically Distribute and Market Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood ‘Live From Madison Square Garden’
Presenting in Digital Cinemas
Through their partnership with Reprise Records D&E Entertainment, the leader in theatrical distribution and marketing of Alternative Content, will be distributing and marketing the theatrical premiere of Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood’s ‘Live from Madison Square Garden’ concert film documenting their amazing performance at the world famous venue. The film will be premiered in over 50 cinemas in the US and a special London Premiere on May 18.
‘Live From Madison Square Garden’ captures Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood as the rock legends took the stage together for just three concerts in a highly anticipated collaboration. They performed a string of hits that included Blind Faith's "Presence of the Lord," and "Can't Find My Way Home," in addition to Clapton's classics "After Midnight," "Tell the Truth," and "Crossroads" and Steve Winwood’s "Dear Mr. Fantasy" and "Glad."
D&E’s digital cinema presentation captures the spectacular live footage of the shows, giving fans the best seat in the house. Shot in pristine Hi-Def with superb 5.1 surround-sound and projected in digital cinemas, the highest quality in cinemas today- the big screen debut will be the ultimate experience for the senses.
D&E Entertainment partners Evan Saxon and Doug Kluthe stated, "We are ecstatic to oversee the theatrical distribution and marketing for this amazing film. D&E will implement a highly effective campaign that incorporates press, radio, online, retail and in-theatre exposure, while letting the fan experience the concert like they are in the front row at Madison Square Garden. At D&E Entertainment we understand the vision of the artists and content owners, and meld this with our great theatre partners."
For more information on Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood ‘Live From Madison Square Garden’ or to purchase tickets for the Theatrical Premiere Event, visit: DandEentertainment.com, EricClapton.com or SteveWinwood.com.
On May 19, 2009 Reprise Records will release a 2-disc CD/DVD of their amazing performances.