YouTube goes live Outside with Dave Matthews

August 26, 2009

YouTube is getting together with the organizers of the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival to bring the show live to its users in the U.S. starting this Friday Aug 28th through to Sunday Aug 30th.

Top of the bill is Dave Mathews Band along with Jason Mraz, Raphael Saddiq, Thievery Corporation and many others all performing at the event in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

The live webcast will feature on youtube.com/outsidelands and fans will also be able to access an archive of selected performances and highlights on YouTube’s Outside Lands channel.

It’s the first major music festival on YouTube, though it has previously streamed its own live music event called YouTube Live which celebrated some of the community’s own discovered stars and artists.

(Photo: Dave Matthew in Buenos Aires/Reuters)

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Live events offer great opportunities to generate revenue for content producers and aggregators through advertising, sponsorships, and even paid subscriptions. And Outside Lands isn’t the only festival to stream live online in the coming weeks. This Labor Day weekend, over 20 hours of the three-day LifeLight Music Festival, which was attended by over 300,000 people last year, will be streamed live using the Endavo Media Internet TV Platform. Check it out at http://www.lifelight.org/festival

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Pretty awesome! Youtube will start doing more live presentations as everyone upgrade to highspeed bandwidth with Verizon. They will soon be showing live sports games as well