08 Jun NextVR & LiveNation Announce Live-Stream Of Virtual Reality Concerts
The future of Virtual Reality concerts is here!
Citi, Live Nation, and NextVR have unveiled that 4 world-renowned bands will each broadcast one of their upcoming concerts in virtual reality. Who are those 4 bands?
Imagine Dragons, Lady Antebellum, Third Eye Blind and Prince Royce
With the use of Virtual Reality and live streaming, fans will be transported on-stage, getting views not even the crowd will see.
In addition, fans will have access to behind-the-scenes VR footage via the “Backstage with Citi” series. Become a fly on the wall as the artists get amped-up for their performance or go walking side by side with them as they take the stage. Welcome to the next level of concert experiences!
The VR concert series will kick off June 15th with Imagine Dragons performing at LA’s Belasco Theatre.
The schedule for the NextVR concerts is below:
June 15: Imagine Dragons, Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, CA
June 21: Third Eye Blind, Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston, MA
June 24: Lady Antebellum, Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA
July 2: Prince Royce, Music Park in Dallas, TX
Even better, additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
To watch the concerts live, you’ll need a Samsung Gear VR headset or Google Daydream, along with a compatible smartphone.
“Without a doubt, we are taking the concert experience to the next level,” says Jennifer Breithaupt, Global Consumer CMO Citi.
“At NextVR, we use our ground-breaking technology to transport fans into the front row of live events,” said David Cole, CEO at NextVR. “We’re excited to offer music fans a series of live concerts in virtual reality, and provide exclusive backstage access to incredible artists. Together with Live Nation and Citi, we are reimagining the live performance experience.”