Continuing our series on virtual concert experiences, here’s news about Bon Jovi hosting the first ever live-streaming concert using YouTube’s new Moderator Tool, which will allow fans to help shape the set list for the band’s upcoming show.
As MTV reports, pop star Katy Perry, on Tuesday, played a show for her old high school Dos Pueblos in Santa Barbara. It was a fun time for the students and fans, but there’s a few unanswered questions we have to ask about the show, Perry’s past and the future of time travel with concert crowds. Continue reading
Are online concert experiences changing the way we connect with each other during regular concerts? And what happens when you add social networking elements into the mix? Will the opportunity to share, chat about and discover live music together online with friends re-define both the online and real concert experience? Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Does the new “strategic alliance” between Web ‘n Retail (a division of Rock ‘n Retail, LLC) and independent artist website Whotune.com change the game for concert fans and artists? Does their “Jam Cam” give both live music lovers and live music makers a new way to create and experience a live show? Continue reading
What is it that makes the journey of going to a concert almost as fun as the concert itself? Is it the soundtrack or playlist of your road trip? Is it the people you’re with? Is it the buzz of excitement and sense of freedom you feel as you all cruise down the road toward your shared destination of pleasure and escape?
And what happens when you take all those communal experiences and use them to create an interactive, virtual and real-world concert road trip game? Continue reading