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Dave Matthews Band: Central Park Concert
     

Dave Matthews Band: Central Park Concert

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Director: Lawrence Jordan, Dave Matthews, Dave Matthews Band

Cast: Lawrence Jordan, Dave Matthews, Dave Matthews Band

 

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This concert film features nearly three hours of music from Dave Matthews Band, who have built their reputation in part on their inventive live shows. The band performs over 20 numbers including "Don't Drink the Water," "What Would You Say," "Crush," and covers of Neil Young's "Cortez the Killer," as well as Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower."

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This concert film features nearly three hours of music from Dave Matthews Band, who have built their reputation in part on their inventive live shows. The band performs over 20 numbers including "Don't Drink the Water," "What Would You Say," "Crush," and covers of Neil Young's "Cortez the Killer," as well as Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower."

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On September 24, 2003, the Dave Matthews Band took the stage at Central Park's Great Lawn in a benefit for New York City schools. Over 100,000 fans caught the three-hour show. Now this once-in-a-lifetime event is available as a double DVD and triple-CD. Track listing includes:
  • Don't Drink the Water
  • So Much to Say
  • Too Much
  • Granny
  • Crush
  • When the World Ends
  • Dancing Nancies
  • Warehouse
  • Ants Marching
  • Rhyme and Reason
  • Two Step
  • Help Myself
  • Cortez the Killer
  • Jimi Thing
  • What Would You Say
  • Where Are You Going
  • All Along the Watchtower
  • Grey Street
  • What You Are
  • Stay (Wasting Time)
  • Product Details

    Release Date:
    11/18/2003
    UPC:
    0828765750196
    Original Release:
    2003
    Rating:
    NR
    Source:
    Rca
    Presentation:
    [Wide Screen]
    Sound:
    [stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
    Time:
    2:49:00
    Sales rank:
    15,719

    Special Features

    10 minute "Behind the Scenes" documentary; photo gallery; 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound; Photos

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    Scene Index

    Side #1 -- Disc One
    1. Introduction [3:12]
    2. Don't Drink the Water [7:04]
    3. So Much to Say [5:39]
    4. Too Much [5:01]
    5. Granny [5:13]
    6. Crush [12:01]
    7. When the World Ends [3:46]
    8. Dancing Nancies [9:35]
    9. Warehouse [10:04]
    10. Ants Marching [5:53]
    11. Rhyme & Reason [5:45]
    12. Two Step [18:58]
    Side #2 -- Disc Two
    1. Help Myself [5:44]
    2. Cortez the Killer [10:26]
    3. Jimi Thing [16:53]
    4. What Would You Say? [5:25]
    5. Where Are You Going? [3:50]
    6. All Along the Watchtower [14:21]
    7. Grey Street [5:05]
    8. What You Are [6:30]
    9. Stay (Wasting Time) [6:20]
    10. End Credits [2:35]

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    Dave Matthews Band: Central Park Concert 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    I wonder when Dave Matthews will take some singing lessons. For some extraordinary reason, he thinks singing is going up and down the scale for no apparent reason. If you want three songs repeated for three hours sung by someone who should rightfully be singing in a bar in Staten Island, go right ahead.
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    Okay, I think this is fair to say...The DMB Band has left a respectable mark on the live music scene. I know some people just do not like his voice (and that's okay because it is not a perfectly trained voice) and sometimes I don't want to hear it either. But the band can throw down and make a stadium shake. Here's the best part, Dave himself admits that they carry him. But they found their "sound" and it has made an impact. You don't have to like it.... even if millions of people already do...if you can agree that music is good for bringing people together, then you have to at least respect that the DMB has played a lot of shows for a lot of people (they tour like it is their job, and have moved millions. Oh, and if you really want to bash the frat boy, sorority crowd...please try to remember that we all go through phases (I was never in a frat or sorority) and that many of us outgrow that to become decent people. So, I am sure that "My Old LunchBox", "Digital Fidget", and "Useless Fusion" are the underground bands that you may claim make the DMB look like weenies, but Dave, Carter, LeRoi, Stefan, and Boyd tour a lot, work hard, and they are not the worst/best band in the history of music ever. sleep tight, Matt
    syberbill More than 1 year ago
    This concert from 2003 is one of the best Concert DVD's I have seen. The set is second to none including unforgettable 10+ minute versions of Dancing Nancies and Warehouse. Plus Warren Haynes stage performance of Cortez the Killa and Jimi Thing adds some spice to the fine tuned band.
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    All I can say is Awsome. If you have ever been to a dave concert this will blow the one you went to away. When Dave comes in strong with Don't drink the water, you know that it will be amazing. Dancing Nancies wiht a mix with Bartender is spectacular. And Jimi Thing...no words to describe it. This is a must buy.
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    This is another amazing Dave Matthews Concert, probably one of the best! Dave Matthews is such an outstanding live artist because he is a good musician. You don't see a lot of bands like this. The members of the band are especially talented. Dave is very creative and unique. He is able to sing and play throughout a full range of genres. Carter is a beast. Self-taught drums since age 3. He is not your average drummer. He is very diverse, never plays the same thing twice, and simply amazing. Stefan is a wonderful bassist. He does not just play the standard lines throughout the songs. He is always adding very interesting licks through the entire piece. He even has a 3.5 minute solo in this particular concert. Boyd is probably one of the most energetic members of this band. He studied classical violen for a number a years. He is talented and brings tremendous energy boosts during his solos. Leroi is a skilled jazz saxophone player. He solos and improvs constantly on all of the saxophone instruments as well as the flute and piccolo at times! Butch is an awsome keyboardist. He is almost always in the background but adds so many colors. These colors make the band's sound very very rich. This concert is very spiritual. I spend a lot of time thinking about this concert and all the works of Dave Matthews because it gives me a endless supply of energy. It is amazing! Do not be fooled by the 1-raters. If you like good, artistic, energetic music, this is it! The Dave Matthews Band is a team out of this world. I am confident that anyone in the world will enjoy this work to some degree! Listen and Enjoy my friends! Joseph W.
    smee2 More than 1 year ago
    I gave this to my mother for Christmas and I watched it Christmas day with my parents, my husband, my brothers, and my sister-in-law. We were all so relaxed and sang along. We didn't talk the whole time. We just enjoyed it. I have been to 15 or so live DMB concerts and this is one of the best by far.
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    Turn off the lights and watch this on a big screen tv, and listen to it through you stereo speakers, i swear it is like nothing else, you will feel like you are there.. The energy this band exudes just with being on stage and playing together is memsmerizing.. Dave matthews and his band members dedication to what a band should be to it's fans when performing live is with out question, one of the best in the music industry, you will love this cd.. And dont forget to check out the drummer and the electric violin player, they are awsome..
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    I got this DvD for christmas and i have whatched it about 10 times. The angles of the camera are about as close to Dave as you would ever get. The lighting is spectaculer a show in its self i would recomend this to anyone. WOW this was almost as good to whatch as the show in Hershey Pa on 9/11/03.WHICH WAS SO AMAZING. Enjoy the Dvd it is worth the money
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    This concert was one of his best ever. You cannot watch it enough. It is so moving. Incredible. I've had it for 2 weeks now and I still love it to death. Out of 100 people that bought this, I think 99 people loved it and 1 person hated it. Unfortunatly, that one person writes the review and maybe 1 out of the 99 do. Ignore what they say. If you like dmb or you are a fan, then prepared to be enthralled!
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    I think Dave probably CAN sing, but his caterwauling limp-wrist voice is like fingernails on a chalkboard. I guess he conned enough young skulls-full of mush into thinking his "Style" is cool. I'm waiting for the day about 15 years down the road when his "cool voice" won't be able to draw flies. Then he might have to actually SING some real songs!
    Tassekuchen More than 1 year ago
    This DVD shows behind the "scenes" of the making of a DMB concert. With it being in Central Park, it was a very cool show. Dave's performance was phenominal and there are an endless amounts of songs played. My favorite DMB live DVD, of all time.
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    Their frontman CANNOT sing worth a tinker's damn and they also try to make weird and orchestral sounds like Led Zeppelin, but it makes their music sound even worse. Dave Matthews is overrated, untalented and they still suck!
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    They are simply one of the greatest bands to ever form in the history of music and whoever hates on them has no taste in music what so ever. WE COULD GIVE TWO SHYTS ABOUT YOUR OPINION! DAVE MATTHEWS BAND LIVES FOREVER
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