MILWAUKEE (June 2, 2015) - Summerfest officials are excited to announce that for the first time in Summerfest history, the festival’s highlights of artists’ performances and interviews will be streamed live to the world via a partnership withLive Media Group, the industry leader in live event production, broadcast and technology. This partnership brings a one of a kind, live music experience to fans around the globe, through a live web and mobile broadcast on Summerfest.com.
As of today, sixty (60) major Summerfest artists will be sharing their live performances from six (6) stages at Summerfest and the stream will also feature “behind the scenes access” with 35 artist interviews. Select performances have been recorded during the festival and other performances will be streaming “Live” in real time. Scheduled performances include, Kings of Leon, Third Eye Blind, Vance Joy, The Doobie Brothers, Andy Grammar, Walk the Moon, Coheed and Cambria, Robert DeLong, Phil Vassar, Atmosphere, Flogging Molly, Saint Motel, Mat Kearney, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, The Flaming Lips, Sammy Hagar and the Circle, PPL MVR and many, many more. The complete schedule will be available on Summerfest.com on Friday, July 3 at Noon CST.
The live stream will harness LMG’s nowlive™ video technology is the best-in-class video platform used by a number of destinations and brands, including The Emmys, NBC, ABC, Warner Bros., and Tortuga Music Festival. With features including Grid View™ to see and select from multiple performances feeds and stages seamlessly, Picture-in-Picture, Social Stream™ and Photo Stream™, this experience is unlike any music festival coverage seen or experienced prior. The stream will be available on desktop computers, laptops, tablets and most iOS and Android devices with internet connectivity.
Streaming dates and times are as follows:
Friday, July 3, 2015 8:00pmCST through Midnight (with a 24 hour rebroadcast)
Saturday, July 4, 2015 1:00pmCST through Midnight (with a 24 hour rebroadcast)
Sunday, July 5, 2015 8:00pmCST through Midnight (with a 24 hour rebroadcast)
After the streaming and rebroadcast periods are concluded, select performances and interviews will be available for viewing on Summerfest.com for a 30-day period.
About Live Media Group
Live Media Group (LMG) is the premier full service entertainment and technology company offering turnkey solutions for first and second screens. Our complete line of services ensure seamless executions of live events from creative conception, live production, transmission and encoding to the new standard-setting nowlive™ video player, post production and complete video metric delivery. Visit us at http://live-media-group.com/ or ‘like’ us on Facebook. For the very latest news on LMG, follow us on Twitter @LiveMediaGrp
Summerfest 2015 will take place June 24 - 28 and June 30 – July 5 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 29. Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 900,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest. For more details, visit Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/summerfest or Twitter: @Summerfest or download the 2015 Summerfest App.