Apple has today revealed that their music festival will soon hit London, renamed from the iTunes festival to the Apple Music Festival in light of Apple’s launch of Apple Music and Beats 1.
The festival will be hosted at London’s Roundhouse from September 19th till the 28th of the same month. And as always all of the shows will be available to watch both in person and via a live broadcast around d the world for free.
And not only that, Apple will also be streaming coverage on their new Beats 1 radio station featuring backstage news.
We wanted to do something really special for music fans this year,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior VP of internet software and services. “The Apple Music Festival is a greatest hits set of ten unbelievable nights featuring some of the best performers on the planet appearing live and interacting directly with their fans on Connect and Beats 1.”
Users will be able to see footage from artists on Apple Music Connect and they can stream live video ibis the festival app on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, PC and apple TV.
Tickets to the show will be available for free to UK residents who apply to win them, applications to which are hosted on the app and available through a number of media partners like the London Evening Standard.
So far acts include Pharrell, Disclosure, One Direction and Florence + The Machine, but more are expected to be announced soon.