New West Plans 'Austin' CD/DVD Series

New West Records, an independent label distributed by RED, will launch the "Live From Austin, Texas" DVD series Nov. 2.

New West Records, an independent label distributed by RED, will launch the "Live From Austin, Texas" DVD series Nov. 2.

The first four titles will feature Steve Earle, the Flatlanders, Robert Earl Keen and Susan Tedeschi.

Each DVD features performances from the "Austin City Limits" TV show. The titles, which have been remixed and remastered in 5.1 surround sound, will also feature previously unreleased footage.

New West will release companion live CDs for each new "Live from Austin, Texas" DVD.

The label says it will release new DVDs in the series throughout 2005, including titles featuring Lucinda Williams, Leonard Cohen and Richard Thompson.
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