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Coachella 2017 will livestream sets by Radiohead, Lady Gaga, Kendrick, Bon Iver, Future & more – 51 artists

Coachella 2017 is just around the corner, happening the weekends of April 14-16 and April 21-23. For those of you not making it out to the desert to experience Coachella in person, you can stream several sets online at Coachella’s YouTube page. 51 artists are currently confirmed for the livestream, including headliners Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar.

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KaaBoo Festival Announces Red Hot Chili Peppers and Muse as Headliners

Kaaboo music festival has just announced its lineup and it’s filled with some of the top names in the music industry. The Kaaboo headliners plan to be Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Muse, and Weezer. The rest of the music artists can be seen in the video below:

 

Kaaboo will be taking place from Sept. 15 -17 at the Del Mar Racetrack + Fairgrounds, just north of San Diego on the Southern California coast. The beautiful scenery of Del Mar and cleanliness of the Kaaboo festival grounds has dubbed Kaaboo as the “anti-dirt” festival. The producers for Kaaboo aimed to make it the most comfortable festival experience in the world.

Kaaboo passes are available to purchase at www.Kaaboodelmar.com. VIP passes will have access to artist meetup lounges, preferred comedy club seating, complimentary parking, car service, and exclusive stage viewing at the Mercedes-Benz Sunset Cliffs Main Stage.

Is Live Video the Future of Content Marketing?

In the weeks leading up to the launch of Facebook Live, reports circulated that Mark Zuckerberg was “obsessed” with live video. The fact that Zuckerberg pushed out live video on Facebook and Instagram within months of each other speaks to the truth in that story.

The leaders of Twitter followed by launching their own Periscope-powered live video feature in late 2016.

But what is it about live video that’s making social media giants clamber towards it with such haste? And more to the point, what does this all mean for content marketing?

Read more at CMSWire

Bulldog DM to speak at NAB 2017 on the future of live streaming

The live streaming industry will again take center stage at the country’s top broadcaster conference in NAB and Bulldog DM CEO John Petrocelli will participate in a panel discussion entitled: The Future of Live Streaming (Mon, 4/24, 3:50pm-4:25pm) 

Panel details:  NAB Live Streaming 2017 Panel

Live streaming has soared in popularity as content providers and brands have recognized how much viewers value immediacy and interactivity. With major players like Facebook, YouTube and others investing heavily in live streaming, rapid growth is expected. Learn how technology, business models, networks and devices are creating a solid foundation for live streaming’s success.

 

Tortuga Festival Announces Single-Day Ticket Offer

According to event promoter Huka Entertainment, Tortuga music festival single-day tickets will be going on sale this Friday, Feb. 24th. The tickets will be sold at 10 AM on www.tortugamusicfestival.com/tickets. You can view their promotional video below:

Currently, all tickets are sold out except 3-day regular general admission and 3-day VIP passes. The ticket prices range from $250 – 1,000. Tortuga will also be giving a portion of their ticket sales to their charity “Rock The Ocean Foundation.”

Tortuga will be a multi-stage festival and host the following artists:

Friday, April 7:  Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Brett Eldredge, G Love and Special Sauce, Jordan David and the Marcus King Band, Delta Rae, Kane Brown, and High Valley.

Saturday, April 8:  Chris Stapleton, Nelly, Dustin Lynch,  Brett Young, Maren Morris, Russell Dickerson and Ashley McBryde, Granger Smith, Daya, Steve Moakler, Chris Lane, and Brooke Eden.

Sunday, April 9: Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Old Dominion, LoCash,, Slightly Stoopid, Luke Combs, Michael Ray, Drake White & the Big Fire, Jon Langston, RaeLynn, Brandon Lay, and Quaker City Night Hawks.

Bulldog DM invited to speak at The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors

Bulldog DM CEO and Founder, John Petrocelli will join industry leaders:

Beverly Hills, CA — The Caucus Co-chairs Robert Papazian and Tanya Hart, along with Executive Producer Chuck Fries, The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors proudly announces The Business of Streaming: Cutting Edge Content Distribution Panel on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 6:30 PM at Emerson College Los Angeles, 5960 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028.

Caucus member Cricket Wheeler, President, CEO and founder, Drop Into Digital, who produced and will moderate the panel with streaming experts and innovators that includes: John Petrocelli, Founder/CEO Bulldog DM, Doug DeLuca, Executive Producer, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Eddie Vaca, Founder/CEO, AmpLive.

Panelists will go in-depth on the execution of successful streaming platforms using both Live and Video-On-Demand technologies to distribute and monetize programming and answer the most frequently asked question, “How do you get an audience?”

The Caucus’ new motto is “Leading the Evolution” and that’s is what they have been doing for 43 years. They have always been innovators and have helped those that just needed an opportunity to open the doors to their dreams in the entertainment industry.

About The Caucus for Producer, Writers & Directors:  The Caucus is leading the evolution of television by providing a creative forum for Producers, Writers and Directors to explore the issues of the ever-changing landscape of content and exhibition.   The Caucus is proud of its rich history and esteemed membership of television innovators. For over 40 years, The Caucus has provided an opportunity for the best and the brightest talent to network and voice the ‘creative conscience’ of the Television Industry. Today, we continue to stand for better and meaningful content across all platforms. As Producers, Writers and Directors we support a working environment that fosters, through our various programs, the best content that we can create for our audiences.

Current members of The Caucus also include: JJ Abrams, Kevin Bright, James Burrows, Suzanne de Passe, Vin Di Bona, Dennis Doty, Chuck Fries, Tom Hanks, Tanya Hart, Charles Floyd Johnson, Lee Miller, Bob Papazian, Norman Powell, and others leading producers, writers and directors. For additional information on The Caucus visit: www.caucus.org https://www.facebook.com/caucus.org https://twitter.com/tvcaucus

OkeeChobee Festival Announces Daily Lineup and Schedule

The Florida music festival, OkeeChobee, has just revealed its daily lineup and schedule.

The headliners Usher & The Roots, Kings of Leon, and Bassnectar will be featured at times that range from 9: 30 – 12 pm. Usher and the Kings of Leon plan to perform two hours sets. You can view the entire schedule below:

 

OkeeChobee also plans to have catering for local food vendors, beverage stands, swimming areas, art installations, and yoga lessons. OkeeChobee attendees will have the opportunity to reach zen enlightenment while listening to their favorite music artists.

Tickets for 4 day “portal passes” are still available to purchase at okeechobeefest.com/tickets/ga. 4 day portal passes include 4 performance days with entry to Sunshine Grove beginning on Thursday, March 2nd at 12pm, GA Camping in a nature paradise, Yoga workshops, speakers & more in ChobeeWobee Village, Early Access to Music and Beach Games at Aquachobee, Early Access to late night shenanigans at Jungle 51, Early Entry into craft area, food vendors & interactive art in ChobeWobee Village, and Special Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival 2017 Opening Ceremony.

 

Zedd, Marshmello, and Ric Flair Announced as Indy 500 Snake Pit’s Headliners

On May 28, 2017, Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be hosting the Indy 500 Snake Pit music festival. The lineup for the festival plans to be Marshmello, Zedd, RL Grime, Action Bronson, Adventure Club, The Trap House, and many more.

The entire event will be hosted by the famed WWE wrestler, Ric Flair. Flair put out a recent statement, “Can’t wait to rock it out with all of you from the Snake Pit. Wooooo!”

Indy 500 Snake Pit Trailer 2017

The festival plans to open at 7 a.m. , where attendees will be greeted with beer trailers, food, beverages, and the deafening sound of 33 race cars. Indy 500 Snake Pit’s website, has dubbed the festival as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

Tickets can be purchased at http://www.indy500snakepit.com/tickets/. Prices range from $35 – $110.

Bulldog DM to present live streaming workshop at SXSW 2017

Bulldog DM has been selected to co-present a state of the art workshop for the tech, media and music industry entitled “Deep-Dive Live Streaming Workshop for Promoters” on March 15, 2017 at the intersection of the Interactive and Music tracks of SXSW.  As the world’s premiere tech, media and content conference its a significant task to get selected to present and curate a 90 minute workshop at the conference.  Details can be found at http://schedule.sxsw.com/2017/events/PP67149