Continuing our look into virtual concert experiences, I wanted to pass this info along about pop star singer-songwriter John Mayer hosting an exclusive live webcast from his Battle Studies Summer Tour.
The webcast will take place live from John Mayer’s stop at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY on Wednesday, July 21st beginning at 4:00pm EDT.
As noted in the press release, the behind-the-scenes view will give fans worldwide the opportunity to get a glimpse backstage that’s hosted by the artist himself.
The glimpses backstage will be followed by a LIVE performance from Mayer’s soundcheck. In partnership with Ustream, the leader in live video, the webcast will be featured at www.ustream.tv/johnmayer, johnmayer.com and facebook.com/johnmayer.
This is Mayer’s second offering of a live video stream for fans with the first one coming via the first song from his Raleigh, NC show on July 17; with just an hour’s notice, 67,000 fans were tuned in.
It’s no surprise knowing Mayer’s love for social media platform Twitter that the following night in Virginia Beach, VA, Mayer’s management sent out a Tweet about filming part of that night’s show for fans to enjoy, and within just 10 minutes, 9,000 viewers were watching live.
I first saw Mayer live at Rothbury 2009 and gained a huge respect for his blues guitar chops which I wish he did more of in a live setting and on album.
That said, this should be an interesting chance to see a part of John Mayer‘s live show and pre-show prep from a vantage point not often made available to fans.
Will you notice any Little Things about Mayers live show?
Or will you possibly learn more about Mayer’s fan-to-artist transformation?
After you watch it I’d like to know what you think of it and how, if you’ve seen Mayer live before, this live streaming impacted your past experiences. Drop your comments and questions in the comment section below.
Live Webcast Info:
John Mayer Rothbury 2009 photo by Colleen Catania
BATTLE STUDIES SUMMER TOUR DATES:
Jul 21 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater (with Train)
Jul 24 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion @ Montage Mountain (with Train)
Jul 25 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Stadium (with Train)
Jul 27 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center (with Train)
Jul 28 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre (with Train)
Jul 30 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center (with Train)
Jul 31 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live (The Avett Brothers)
Aug 01 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion (with Train)
Aug 03 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center (with Train)
Aug 06 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center (with Train)
Aug 07 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre (with Train)
Aug 08 Saratoga, NY Saratoga PAC (with Train)
Aug 10 Toronto, ONT Molson Canadian Amphitheatre (with Train)
Aug 11 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake PAC (with Train)
Aug 13 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center (The Avett Brothers)
Aug 14 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre (The Avett Brothers)
Aug 15 Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center (The Avett Brothers)
Aug 18 Phoenix, AZ Cricket Wireless Pavilion (with Owl City)
Aug 20 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre (with Owl City)
Aug 21 Wheatland, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre (with Owl City)
Aug 22 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl (with Owl City)
Aug 24 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (with Owl City)
Aug 25 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre (with Owl City)
Aug 31 West Valley City, UT USANA Amphitheater (with Owl City)
Sep 01 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre (with Owl City)
Sep 04 Dallas, TX Superpages.comCenter with Owl City)
Sep 05 Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (with Owl City)
Sep 06 Orange Beach, AL The Amphitheatre @ the Wharf (with Owl City)
Sep 08 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre @ Lakewood (with Owl City)
Sep 10 Tampa, FL The Ford Amphitheatre (with Owl City)
Sep 11 West Palm Beach, Fl Cruzan Amphitheatre (with Owl City)