The songs on Live in Las Vegas were recorded live concert at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on December 11 and 12, 2009. This album marks the first official release of acoustic versions of songs from Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King.
Members of the DMB Warehouse who pre-ordered the "Live in Las Vegas" CD also received an eight-track bonus CD called "Double Down" containing songs from the first two shows at Planet Hollywood on December 10 and 11, 2009.
On June 25, 2010, Funny The Way It Is (performed on the Live in Las Vegas live album) was released as a high definition video for the official Dave Matthews Band iPhone app. On September 1, 2010, a video of "Grey Street" being performed was released on the official app. For the 2010 holiday season, the Live In Las Vegas video of Christmas Song was released through the Dave Matthews Band website.