Bandsintown is offering artists free, accelerated, and much-needed access to Twitch Affiliate status and its world-class live streaming monetization tools.
Top global events discovery and marketing platform Bandsintown now offers free access to Twitch’s monetization tools for musicians unable to perform live during the coronavirus shutdown. Rolling out this week, artists registered with Bandsintown for Artists who have more than 2,000 followers on Bandsintown Concerts are eligible to be fast-tracked to monetize their live streaming performances on Twitch via paid fan subscriptions, as well as having the opportunity for fans to cheer artists on with Bits. Continue reading Bandsintown Offers Artists Free Fast Track Access to Twitch’s Live Streaming Monetization Tools
VNUE will be recording the upcoming U.K. run from the roots, blues and soul-infused act The White Buffalo, a.k.a. songwriter Jake Smith, and making them available for download instantly via VNUE’s set.fm mobile content delivery app and website. The U.K. dates being recorded begin April 15 in Manchester and run through April 21 in London.
“I’m excited to have fans hear the stripped down ferocity and emotion of the live show,” Smith said. “We are an anomaly in today’s music scene by performing raw, with no bullshit, no smoke and mirrors, no effects, no backing tracks, no click tracks, and no loops. We are simply three guys, playing our respective instruments with our hearts and our sweat. Each night comes with its own set of unique mistakes and triumphs. I do feel a bit exposed by recording and releasing these rough mixes but, it is what it is, and that’s been my ethos all along. Keep it honest and real.” Continue reading The White Buffalo to Offer Instant Live Recordings via VNUE’s set.fm
The 2016 Sasquatch! music festival will be streaming video live this weekend, a first for the four-day music event. Sasquatch!, the Coachella of the Pacific Northwest, will live-stream performers including Alabama Shakes, M83, A$AP Rocky, Sufjan Stevens, Leon Bridges and more, according to Billboard, which broke the streaming news on Wednesday.
The webcast will air on Yahoo! Music and Tumblr beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday. Saturday, Sunday and Monday live-streams will air starting at 5 p.m. The fest runs Friday through Monday at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington.
Streamup has lined up its first five original live productions, as the L.A. startup makes a bid to to become the next-generation live TV network for the Internet generation.
The live originals include a late-night talk show and a live broadcast of “Cannibal! The Musical” by Trey Parker (“South Park,” “Book of Mormon”). The shows will start premiering in April, and Streamup will continue launching new series throughout the year, said president Will Keenan, formerly head of Endemol Beyond USA.