iTunes To Sell Widespread Panic Gigs As Downloads

For the first time, iTunes Music Store is selling an entire live concert as a single download. The promotion -- which will kick off and be announced tomorrow (Feb. 24) -- is for two shows by Widesprea

For the first time, iTunes Music Store is selling an entire live concert as a single download. The promotion -- which will kick off and be announced tomorrow (Feb. 24) -- is for two shows by Widespread Panic, recorded Dec. 30-31, 2003, at Phillips Arena in Atlanta.

The downloads will be priced at $14.99 for both complete nights -- encompassing eight hours of music -- or $9.99 for one night.

The music is exclusive to iTunes; it will not be sold as an album, according to a representative for Widespread Panic.

The band's next album, the live CD "Night of Joy," is due March 23 on Widespread/Sanctuary. It chronicles a set of shows recorded Nov. 6-7, 2003, in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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