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Jimi Hendrix Atlanta Pop Fest Film and Album Coming Soon

A new 2CD/2LP live set documenting the Jimi Hendrix Experience's performance at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival has been announced. Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival is set for an August 28 release via Legacy Recordings. You can pre-order it right here. (opens in new tab) In addition, a documentary about the festival—and Hendrix's performance in particular—is set to be aired on Showtime 9 p.m. September 4. Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church will see a DVD and Blu-ray release October 30 via Legacy Recordings. This package, which you can pre-order here, (opens in new tab) will feature bonus content not included in the broadcast version. Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival Track list: Disc 1 1) Fire 2) Lover Man 3) Spanish Castle Magic 4) Red House 5) Room Full Of Mirrors 6) Hear My Train A Comin’ 7) Message To Love Disc 2 1) All Along The Watchtower 2) Freedom 3) Foxey Lady 4) Purple Haze 5) Hey Joe 6) Voodoo Child (Slight Return) 7) Stone Free 8) Star Spangled Banner 9) Straight Ahead

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Jackson Maxwell
Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.