Over 30 nights London will play host to the annual iTunes Festival bringing some of the best known artists in music. Every night live music will be performed in front of a live audience, which is filmed by Apple and uploaded to iTunes so we can all experience the festival for free.
Held in London at The Roundhouse the festival runs for 30 nights with Canadian DJ Deadmau5 kicking off on September 2nd, 6am (9PM London time). Each night at least one artist will perform live, with some nights up to three including our very own Kylie Minogue performing September 28th right before MNEK.
Some big performers include: Deadmau5, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, Pharrell Williams, Little Dragon/Jessie Ware, Mary J Blige, Kylie Minogue & Ed Sheeran. If you’re interested in seeing the full line up you can do so at the iTunes Festival website.
54 Artists (and counting)
Most performances recorded, which can be re-watched after for free.
Watch/stream from Apple TV, iPad, iPhone and more.
Most performances start at 6am local time (9pm London), if you happen to miss a performance Apple will post videos of just about every performance to iTunes making the videos available for quite a few weeks after (but not forever so be quick). You will also be able to view artist information, their latest music, photos and more directly from the app.
There’s nothing better than watching the iTunes Festival for free on the big screen directly on your TV. With Apple TV you can stream the performances from the iTunes Festival app that automatically loads (you should notice a ‘iTunes Festival’ app icon, just make sure your Apple TV is connected to the internet!).
If you don’t have a Apple TV Apple has announced a promotion for iTunes Festival giving you a bonus $30 iTunes Gift Card with every Apple TV which can be shipped to your door from the Apple Online Store.
Apple TV is only $109, you can buy/rent Movies, TV Shows, watch YouTube, VEVO Music Channel, vimeo, and much much more. All you do is connect it to your Apple TV via HDMI follow the set up screen and you’re on your way.
Best Speakers. Best Sound
Great music deserves great sound. Here are the top rated best selling speakers currently available – Perfect for the festival. Many of which have ‘AirPlay’ meaning you can wireless hook up your Apple TV to the speaker or your iPhone, iPad.