Foo Fighters Latest to Take First Steps to Virtual Reality Concerts
When the global pandemic brought in-person live entertainment events to a halt in early March of 2020, the pause gave event operators a new window of opportunity to try to develop a new format – virtual reality. Following Super Bowl LVI earlier this month, the Foo Fighters were the... Read more
Minecraft’s Electric Blockaloo Digital Festival Lineup Announced
Minecraft’s Electric Blockaloo digital music festival has revealed its 2020 lineup for the virtual event, slated to take place inside the video game later this month. The festival, set for June 25-28, will feature headlining performances from EDM powerhouse Steve Aoki, as well as DIM MAK’s Dojo, Rudimental, BBC... Read more
Travis Scott Breaks Viewer Record During Virtual Fortnite Concert
Last year, Marshmello broke the record for the highest number of people watching a virtual concert inside a video game at the same time, paving the way for other musicians. Now, that record has been topped by Travis Scott’s Fortnite concert. On Thursday, Scott performed a live set inside... Read more
Post Malone Delves Into VR World With Free Oculus Concert This Month
Virtual reality has become more and more popular with artists taking advantage of Oculus Venues. Now, Post Malone fans can get a chance to experience his show in the VR world. Post Malone is slated to perform in Raleigh, North Carolina on October 17, but those who can’t make... Read more
Billie Eilish Brings Tour To Fans Through Virtual Reality
Do you want to see Billie Eilish perform in Madrid, Spain, but don’t have the ability to attend the show? Well, now you have the chance: Facebook’s Oculus Quest is allowing users to attend the concert virtually. Fans with the Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, or Gear VR can see... Read more
Broadway Taps Into Virtual Reality To Bring Shows To Fans Across Globe
While virtual reality may not be typically associated with Broadway, experts are trying to bring the technology to top-nominated shows in the industry, providing another dimensional aspect to beloved plays. John Gore, who produces Tony Award-winning shows like The Band’s Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, and Hello, Dolly!, is teaming... Read more
How Marshmello’s Fortnite Concert Could Spark A New Era Of Shows
Gaming and entertainment collided over the weekend when EDM producer Marshmello performed a virtual concert in the popular video game Fortnite. Christopher Comstock, who goes by his DJ name Marshmello, held the live event on Saturday night in the game’s virtual Pleasant Park. He played a brief 10-minute set,... Read more
Concerts Live in Virtual Reality? Yea or Nay?
With the increasing capabilities of Virtual Reality headsets, it was only a matter of time before concerts were added to the lineup. Live Nation is teaming up with Next VR to give access to fans who can’t make it to the show – in essence “removing the fourth wall”... Read more