The Eagles stars Don Henley and Glenn Frey have filed a lawsuit over allegations fans in New York have been charged to watch bootlegged footage of the band's live shows.

The Hotel California legends are suing William Shelley for allegedly showing concert videos at venues in Long Island, New York and charging admission.

In the lawsuit, filed at Brooklyn Federal Court, the stars demand he hand over his entire collection of unauthorised films, according to the New York Daily News.