The iTunes Festival will return to London for an eighth consecutive year, with artists like Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams and Beck headlining the 30-day event. Set to run throughout the month of September at the Roundhouse in London, the event will feature over 60 artists.
Tickets to the event will be given away through competitions carried out by Apple's media partners across the globe. More information on the event is available at the iTunes Festival site. Fans that will not be able to attend the event live can watch on-demand videos via the iTunes Festival iOS app and dedicated Apple TV channel for free. The iPhone and iPad app has been updated for this years event, and you'll find it at the link below.
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Apple Announces Eighth Annual iTunes Festival in London
iTunes Festival Returns to the Legendary Roundhouse for 30 Days with the World's Biggest Artists Including Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, Chrissie Hynde & Many More
LONDON―July 21, 2014―Apple® today announced that Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, Chrissie Hynde and many more of the world's biggest artists will be headlining this year's iTunes® Festival. Returning to the UK for an eighth year―following a week of incredible live performances in March at SXSW―the iTunes Festival will feature over 60 acts throughout September at the legendary Roundhouse. iTunes performances can be watched live or on-demand by millions of iOS users around the world on their iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch® and iTunes on their computer or in stunning HD with Apple TV®. Tickets are free for competition winners only.
"The iTunes Festival in London is back with another stunning line-up of world class performers and tremendous new acts," said Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. "These live shows capture the heart and soul of iTunes and we love bringing them to our customers in the Roundhouse, as well as to the millions of people watching all over the world for free."
Music fans from across the world can win tickets to the iTunes Festival through competitions run by local media partners. In the UK, fans can win tickets by entering ballots on iTunes, as well as through select media partners including Global Radio and the London Evening Standard.
Since the inaugural Festival at London's Institute for Contemporary Arts in 2007, over 430 artists have performed in front of more than 430,000 fans and tens of millions more online and on-demand. Now in its eighth year, the iTunes Festival has played host to performers including Adele, Coldplay, Elton John, Foo Fighters, Justin Timberlake, Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Muse, Sir Paul McCartney and many, many more.
For updates, tickets and additional information, please visit: www.iTunesFestival.com, or join the conversation @iTunesfestival and #iTunesfestival.
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Has anyone else ever noticed that the iTunes Festival always consists of "Meh" "Has- Beens" and "Just Plain Sucks" with one decent band in the mix just to make you look? It's just like all the torrenting music fans who said no one wants to buy the album with one or two good songs and twelve fillers. Last year we got 30 Seconds to Mars, and... Well nothing worth listening to. We never see Linkin Park or My Chemical Romance (now defunct) or A Day To Remember or All Time Low or ...
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