Slash Concert To Be Broadcast In Virtual Reality By Citi, Live Nation, NextVR1:45 AM
Live Nation, Citi and NextVR will exclusively broadcast the entire concert in virtual reality as part of the recently announced "Backstage with Citi" initiative.
"I'm honored and proud to be a part of the L.A. Zoo's 50th Anniversary Beastly Ball," Slash said. "It's going to be the biggest yet, and I'm really looking forward to jamming live with some good friends."The live VR content will be available on a Google Daydream or Samsung Gear VR headset, along with a compatible smartphone, by downloading the NextVR app from the Oculus store for GearVR or the Google Play store for Daydream.
"With our friends at Live Nation and Next VR, we continue to push the boundaries in the music space to bring fans unprecedented access beyond attendance," Jennifer Breithaupt, Managing Director, Media, Advertising and Global Entertainment, at Citi, said. "With virtual reality, we can bring fans an unparalleled experience with their favorite artists and we couldn't be more excited to kick off our concert series with Slash and friends."