Digital Souvenir Packages

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The Digital Souvenir Package (DSP) series is a program by Linkin Park that ran from 2007 to 2012 where the band sold a majority of their live concerts for fans.


Starting in 2007 on the Projekt Revolution Tour, shows were sold at the merch booth for $11, and they came with a blank CD, an insert with a code, and a white CD wrapper. The insert had a code that could be used within 10 days of the performance at to download 320kbps mp3s of the show. At the time, these were called "live CDs."

On July 23, 2007, Mike and Phoenix were on Rockline for an interview before Projekt Revolution and talked about the band recording each show on the tour and letting fans buy the show.[1] The band officially announced the CDs on July 26, 2007 in the LP Newsletter, saying, "No more listening to distorted, bootleg copies of LP concerts... get a clear, mixed copy of your Linkin Park show at the merchandise booth! Visit the merchandise booth at any Linkin Park tour date (starting with Projekt Revolution 2007) to purchase a limited-edition recording of the entire LIVE Linkin Park performance from that night. Only 1000 copies will be sold for each show date, so be sure to get yours before they're gone."[2]

Brad told AOL Music, "It means we can't suck. The stuff's gonna go up on YouTube anyway, so we might as well do a real mix of it for fan rather than it have be recorded by some dude jumping up and down with a cell phone."[3]

In 2008, starting with the UK shows, the band switched to a Digital Souvenir Pack that included a code to download the show, a digital program and pictures from the show. The code was still redeemed at the same place, and live CDs were still sold at the merch booths at shows. The Digital Souvenir Pack was $15 and the live CDs remained the same at $11.[4]

Starting on March 2, 2010 the band started selling all the previously available shows over as LP Archives: Official Tour Bootlegs for $9.99 each show. All of the previously unreleased shows from the 2007 Australia and New Zealand Tour were added for the launch of the site.[5]

Starting with the 2011 North American Tour, fans who attended were able to download the audio of that show for up to 24 hours after the event. At the venue of each show there were callouts with an unique code and fans had to text that code to 50505 and follow the instructions to redeem their download.[6][7]

The DSP program was ended after the band played two shows in South Africa in 2012.[8]

Fans have appealed to revive the program over the years, but their efforts have not worked. LPLive wrote an open letter to the band in March 2013 and started a petition over two years later, in August 2015, to no success.[9][10] In December 2015, Linkin Park completely closed their live download website.[11]

Mike Shinoda has said it was hard recording every show, mixing it, and getting it out to fans in a reasonable amount of time. Towards the end, the crew was turning them out every few days and getting burnt out on it. At first, they had to have a shipping container where Pooch and Dylan Ely mixed the shows, but then they finally were able to cut it down to smaller gear after technology improved. At the start, Jim Digby and the band had to review the edits but the band ended up trusting Pooch and Dylan with the mixing.[12]

Recordings from the DSPs were repurposed for the LP Underground 7, Projekt Revolution 2008 UBS Wristband, Songs From The Underground, 2011 North American Tour EP, "Live Around The World" Series, and the singles for "Shadow Of The Day", "Given Up", "Leave Out All The Rest", "The Catalyst", "Burning In The Skies" and "Castle Of Glass".

Throughout the six year history of selling shows, the band put 229 shows online for fans. Below you will find a list of all shows that Linkin Park has ever sold as a part of their live CD / Digital Souvenir Package (DSP) program.

2007 Live CDs

Projekt Revolution 2007 Tour

Wantagh, NY on August 15th was being sold and was taken down from the merch booth mid-show due to the venue wanting a large percentage of the sales. Fans with codes from that show were instructed to use them for another show as Wantagh would not be released. The one-off show in Las Vegas, NV on September 8 was not sold as well as several other one-off shows (Key Club on October 26 and KROQ AAC on December 8).

  • 2007.07.25 Auburn, WA, White River Amphitheatre
  • 2007.07.27 Marysville, CA, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
  • 2007.07.28 San Bernardino, CA, Hyundai Pavilion
  • 2007.07.29 Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
  • 2007.07.31 Chula Vista, CA, Coors Amphitheatre
  • 2007.08.01 Phoenix, AZ, Cricket Pavilion
  • 2007.08.03 Selma, TX, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  • 2007.08.04 Dallas, TX, Smirnoff Music Centre
  • 2007.08.05 Woodlands, TX, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
  • 2007.08.07 Atlanta, GA, HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
  • 2007.08.08 Charlotte, NC, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  • 2007.08.10 West Palm Beach, FL, Sound Advice Amphitheatre
  • 2007.08.11 Tampa, FL, Ford Amphitheatre
  • 2007.08.13 Raleigh, NC, Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
  • 2007.08.14 Virginia Beach, VA, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
  • 2007.08.17 Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Blossom Music Center
  • 2007.08.18 Darien Center, NY, Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
  • 2007.08.19 Bristow, VA, Nissan Pavilion @ Stone Ridge
  • 2007.08.21 Toronto, ON, Molson Amphitheatre
  • 2007.08.22 Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Centre
  • 2007.08.24 Mansfield, MA, Tweeter Center
  • 2007.08.25 Camden, NJ, Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
  • 2007.08.26 Hartford, CT, New England Dodge Music Center
  • 2007.08.28 Syracuse, NY, New York State Fair
  • 2007.08.29 Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
  • 2007.08.31 Noblesville, IN, Verizon Wireless Music Center
  • 2007.09.01 Tinley Park, IL, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
  • 2007.09.03 Englewood, CO, Coors Amphitheatre

Australia and New Zealand Tour (Digital Souvenir Packages)

These nine shows were released in March 2010.

  • 2007.10.11 Auckland City, AUK, New Zealand, Vector Arena
  • 2007.10.12 Auckland City, AUK, New Zealand, Vector Arena
  • 2007.10.14 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Rod Laver Arena
  • 2007.10.15 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Rod Laver Arena
  • 2007.10.16 Hindmarsh, SA, Australia, Adelaide Entertainment Centre
  • 2007.10.18 Burswood, WA, Australia, Burswood Dome
  • 2007.10.20 Darling Harbour, NSW, Australia, Sydney Entertainment Centre
  • 2007.10.21 Darling Harbour, NSW, Australia, Sydney Entertainment Centre
  • 2007.10.22 Boondall, QLD, Australia, Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Asia Tour

  • 2007.11.11 Bangkok, Thailand, Aktive Square
  • 2007.11.13 Singapore, Singapore, Singapore Indoor Stadium
  • 2007.11.16 Taipei, Taiwan, Taipei County Stadium
  • 2007.11.18 Shanghai, China, Hong Kou Stadium
  • 2007.11.20 Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Asia-World Arena
  • 2007.11.23 Saitama, Japan, Saitama Super Arena Chou-ku
  • 2007.11.24 Saitama, Japan, Saitama Super Arena Chou-ku
  • 2007.11.26 Nagoya, Japan, Nippon Gaisha Hall
  • 2007.11.27 Osaka, Japan, Prefectural Gymnasium Naniwa
  • 2007.11.30 Seoul, South Korea, Olympic Park Gymnastics Stadium

2008 Live CDs

European Tour

The first six shows of this tour had just the live CDs sold. The UK leg (last five shows of the tour) debuted the DSPs online and also had the live CDs at the merch booth. This continued for the rest of 2008 and 2009.

2008 Digital Souvenir Packages and Live CDs

Nottingham, England on January 24th, the first "DSP" (after the live CDs), was released in 160kbps. The support staff never returned emails about it. This is also the first show with pictures

  • 2008.01.24 Nottingham, ENG, United Kingdom, Nottingham Arena
  • 2008.01.25 Sheffield, ENG, United Kingdom, Sheffield Arena
  • 2008.01.27 Manchester, ENG, United Kingdom, MEN Arena
  • 2008.01.28 London, ENG, United Kingdom, O2 Arena
  • 2008.01.29 London, ENG, United Kingdom, O2 Arena

North American Tour

Some of the NYC pics were released with Lexington. The Lexington pics are watermarked by Jason LeMiere (Joe's old DJ tech).

European Tour

The only show of this tour that was sold was the Milton Keynes, UK show, which was the last show of the tour.

Fifteen of the sixteen shows on this 2008 Summer European Tour are unreleased.

  • 2008.06.29 Milton Keynes, ENG, United Kingdom, National Bowl, Projekt Revolution Tour: Europe

Canadian Festivals

  • 2008.07.12 Toronto, ON, Canada, Downsview Park, Edgefest
  • 2008.07.13 Québec, City, QC, Canada, Bell Stage @ Plains Of Abraham, Festival d'été de Québec

Projekt Revolution 2008 Tour

  • 2008.07.16 Mansfield, MA, Tweeter Center
  • 2008.07.18 Burgettstown, PA, Post-Gazette Pavilion
  • 2008.07.19 Camden, NJ, Susquehanna Bank Center
  • 2008.07.20 Hartford, CT, New England Dodge Music Center
  • 2008.07.22 Wantagh, NY, Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
  • 2008.07.23 Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
  • 2008.07.25 Raleigh, NC, Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
  • 2008.07.26 Virginia Beach, VA, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
  • 2008.07.27 Bristow, VA, Nissan Pavilion
  • 2008.07.30 Charlotte, NC, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  • 2008.08.01 West Palm Beach, FL, Cruzan Amphitheatre
  • 2008.08.02 Tampa, FL, Ford Amphitheatre
  • 2008.08.03 Atlanta, GA, Lakewood Amphitheatre
  • 2008.08.06 Albuquerque, NM, Journal Pavilion (Non PR08 Show)
  • 2008.08.07 Phoenix, AZ, Cricket Wireless Pavilion
  • 2008.08.09 Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
  • 2008.08.10 Irvine, CA, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  • 2008.08.12 Greenwood Village, CO, Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
  • 2008.08.13 Bonner Springs, KS, Sandstone Amphitheatre (Non PR08 Show)
  • 2008.08.15 Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center
  • 2008.08.16 East Troy, WI, Alpine Valley Music Theatre
  • 2008.08.17 Noblesville, IN, Verizon Wireless Music Center
  • 2008.08.19 Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Blossom Music Center
  • 2008.08.21 Maryland Heights, MO, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  • 2008.08.23 Dallas, TX, Center
  • 2008.08.24 Woodlands, TX, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

2009 Digital Souvenir Packages and Live CDs

Summer Tour

Pomona, CA on August 22 was sold at the merch booth the day of the show, but due to a power outage during the show, the recording was lost and nothing ended up being released except the pictures of the show.

  • 2009.07.21 Athens, Greece, Terra Vibe Park
  • 2009.07.23 Graz, Austria, Stadthalle
  • 2009.07.28 Zürich, Switzerland, Hallenstadion
  • 2009.07.30 Stuttgart, BW, Germany, Cannstatter Wasen
  • 2009.08.02 Gräfenhainichen, ST, Germany, Ferropolis 'Stadt aus Eisen'
  • 2009.08.08 Chiba, Japan, Chiba Marine Stadium, Summer Sonic Festival
  • 2009.08.09 Osaka, Japan, Maishima, Summer Sonic Festival
  • 2009.08.11 Okinawa, Japan, Mihama Athletic Field
  • 2009.08.13 Taipei, Taiwan, Taipei County Stadium, 2009 Summer Rock Summit
  • 2009.08.15 Shanghai, China, Shanghai Stadium
  • 2009.08.16 Macao, China, Cotai Arena @ The Venetian Resort

2010 Digital Souvenir Packages and Live CDs

South American Tour

European Tour

Middle Eastern Tour

  • 2010.11.13 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Yas Marina Circuit
  • 2010.11.15 Tel Aviv, Israel, Yarkon Park

Australian Tour

Canberra, ACT on December 16th had changes made afterward to the files online. "New Divide" and "Crawling" were edited later to fix Chester's vocals.

  • 2010.12.03 Boondall, QLD, Austrialia, Brisbane Entertainment Centre
  • 2010.12.04 Newcastle, NSW, Austrialia, Newcastle Entertainment Center
  • 2010.12.07 Burswood, WA, Austrialia, Burswood Dome
  • 2010.12.09 Hindmarsh, SA, Austrialia, Adelaide Entertainment Centre
  • 2010.12.11 Homebush, NSW, Austrialia, Acer Arena
  • 2010.12.12 Melbourne, VIC, Austrialia, Rod Laver Arena
  • 2010.12.13 Melbourne, VIC, Austrialia, Rod Laver Arena
  • 2010.12.15 Homebush, NSW, Austrialia, Acer Arena
  • 2010.12.16 Canberra, ACT, Austrialia, AIS Arena

2011 Digital Souvenir Packages and Live CDs

North American Tour

Starting with Atlanta, GA on January 23, "Wisdom, Justice, And Love" was edited out of all recordings due to licensing issues with the MLK family. Sunrise and Tampa (the two shows before Atlanta) were edited to remove the song and reuploaded, but the song was originally released for those two shows (and exists online).

Summer Tour

Moscow, Russia on June 23 was never listed on the DSP website but was later instead released as prize for the "Iridescent" online trading cards. Contrary to the usual DSP releases for sale, it doesn't include pictures or artwork and includes "Wisdom, Justice, And Love".

Asian Tour

2012 Digital Souvenir Packages

European Summer Tour

Berlin, Germany on June 5 was originally listed on the DSP website but was later removed, likely due to the show being shown in theaters worldwide. Fans who bought the show were able to use their codes to download another show.

  • 2012.05.26 Lisbon, Portugal, Parque Da Bela Vista
  • 2012.05.27 Landgraaf, Netherlands, Megaland
  • 2012.05.30 Skive, Denmark, Strandtangen v/Skive Lystbådehavn
  • 2012.06.01 Adenau, RP, Germany, Nürburgring
  • 2012.06.03 Nürnberg, BY, Germany, Volkspark Dutzendteich
  • 2012.06.06 Bucharest, Romania, Romexpo
  • 2012.06.08 Nickelsdorf, Austria, Pannonia Fields II
  • 2012.06.09 Warsaw, Poland, Pepsi Arena
  • 2012.06.10 Moscow, Russia, Tushino Airfield
  • 2012.06.12 Odesa, Ukraine, Stadion Chornomorets
  • 2012.06.14 St. Petersburg, Russia, Petersburg Sports And Concert Complex

Honda Civic Tour

Uncasville, CT on August 12th had "Given Up" edited later to put vocals back in the track (it was released as an instrumental at first). Wantagh, NY on August 15th, Tinley Park, IL on August 24, Mountain View, CA on September 7, and Carson, CA on September 8 were not sold on the DSP website. Several days after the show, Noblesville, IN on August 25 was put online after NOT being originally listed for sale. Monterrey, Mexico on September 12 was not sold (presumably because this was a MTV World Stage show), but the Mexico City, Mexico show on September 14 was sold.

  • 2012.09.14 Mexico City, Mexico, Arena Ciudad de México

South American Tour

South African Tour

  • 2012.11.07 Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town Stadium
  • 2012.11.10 Johannesburg, South Africa, FNB Stadium