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Monday
Apr232012

NKOTBSB: LIVE CINEMA CAST AND LIVE PPV STREAM ON FACEBOOK

New Kids on the Block and The Backstreet Boys offer their April 29th live O2 show as cinema live cast across Europe and worldwide as live PPV stream on Facebook.

 

The April 29th live O2 show featuring two of the biggest pop bands of the last 20 years, New Kids on the Block and The Backstreet Boys is set to make history with a cinema cast live to cinemas across Europe.

The groundbreaking show will see a Pan-European satellite feed via a high definition live cinema cast, direct from the 02 Arena to fans watching the show in over 300 hundred cinemas in UK & Ireland, Germany, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. This landmark live cinema cast looks set to revolutionise the live experience for music fans and at the same time develop a whole new cinematic experience which will help increase not just the impact for artists of their live shows, but also increase cinema attendances.


The show will be distributed to cinemas by Myscreenevent.com using HD camera technology from The O2 and state of the art 5.1 surround sound to give the fans watching in cinemas a feeling of event participation as close to being in the venue as is possible with the cutting edge tools at their disposal.


NKOTBSB to stream their London show live on Facebook

The April 29th live O2 show will set yet another milestone.

After the announcement of the cinema cast live to cinemas across Europe earlier this month, the bands were inundated with fan inquiries from all over the world, all wondering why the show could not be brought to a theater in their city. Overwhelmed by the enthusiasm of their fans, NKOTBSB are proud to announce that their April 29 live show can now be watched by everyone around the globe thanks to an exclusive live stream, which will be made available on the bands’ facebook pages. The ticket to watch the live stream costs $4.99.


Livebeats.com
, the company co-producing the event with ABC Entertainment, will provide the player, which will deliver an uninterrupted HD signal in a quality not seen before. The ticket to watch the show can conveniently be purchased in the player itself.


The Livebeats player is a unique tool for live music streaming. It has been developed with the intention to provide musicians - 80% of which have never performed in front of an audience - their own virtual stage. Livebeats enables musicians, to schedule their show, promote it, invite friends and share the live performance with the world. Although built primarily for the long tail of the music scene, the technology and service are fully scalable so as to match the traffic demand for high profile events like the NKOTBSB show.

Recent live streams delivered by Livebeats include the bands Korn and Scooter, but also the world premiere concert of Robin and RJ Gibb’s «The Titanic Requiem».

The live stream can be watched on either of these sites:

http://www.facebook.com/backstreetboys/app_406880649337921
http://www.facebook.com/nkotb/app_406880649337921
http://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Kids-on-the-Block-Backstreet-Boys/115140378548282?sk=app_406880649337921
http://www.facebook.com/youinconcert/app_406880649337921
http://www.livebeats.com/event39

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