'The B-52s with the Wild Crowd! Live In Athens, GA' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 08:00 AM PST by

The ultimate party band celebrates their 34th anniversary with their first Blu-ray release available next month!

In an early announcement to retailers, Eagle Rock Entertainment says 'The B-52s with the Wild Crowd! Live In Athens, GA' is getting a high-definition release on March 20.

Recorded in the band's hometown of Athens,Georgia, this recording captures a gig celebrating the 34th anniversary of the band's first-ever live show on Valentine's Day 1977. Wig-wearing, boa-draped, glitter-covered fans came from near and far to celebrate this historic event, which saw the band deliver a sizzling 90 minute set that turned Athens Classic Center into a cosmic dancehall. The show was also filmed in high definition.

There's no word on tech specs or supplements yet, but a track listing can be viewed here.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'The B-52s with the Wild Crowd! Live In Athens, GA' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 20.

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The B-52s with the Wild Crowd! Live In Athens, GA (Blu-ray)
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