Live at Stubb’s Vol. II will be available for sale everywhere on Feb 1st, 2011 in three formats: CD, DVD with documentary footage and a Deluxe Edition. Additionally, an exclusive trailer can be viewed now on the site offering a sneak peak at the incredible documentary and live footage from the DVD.
The Deluxe Edition will include the CD/DVD and a 40-page booklet filled with exclusive photos that chronicle the recording of Live at Stubb’s Vol. II and other amazing performances from the past three years. The Deluxe Edition will also feature an exclusive letter from Matisyahu that shares his reflections on his career and his return to Stubb’s, as well as never-before-seen notes and song lyrics.
On a hot August night in Austin, TX, this past summer, Matisyahu took the stage at the famed music venue Stubb’s with his band, Brooklyn’s The Dub Trio, for an unforgettable live music experience. Showcasing his impressive artistic evolution, Matisyahu unveiled brand new song Open The Gates and performed songs that span his lauded catalogue, including selections from 2004’s Shake Off The Dust…Inviting the intimate crowd to join him in documenting the extraordinary energy in the room that evening, he and his audience created the musical time capsule that is now Live at Stubb’s Vol. II.
From album opener Kodesh to tracks such as Mist Rising, Youth, Darkness Into Light and One Day, Live at Stubb’s Vol. II is araw and inspiring musical journey that is sure to become a treasured part of Matisyahu’s acclaimed catalogue.
With prolific lyrics, anthemic choruses and his signature fusion of reggae, pop-rock, hip-hop, ska-inflected new wave and acoustic folk, Matisyahu has broken boundaries through his music and has unified millions of fans with his music and message of peace, hope and understanding. Since recording Live at Stubb’s on February 19, 2005, Matisyahu has gone on to become one of the most beloved and pioneering artists in music today with Stubb’s holding a special meaning for him and his fans.
Look out for The Pier’s official Album Review for Live At Stubb’s Vol. II to be released on the site Monday, January 31st by our very own Amber McDonald. In the meantime, check out the trailer for Matisyahu’s next release!