PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/03/13 -- TuneIn, the leading service for listening to music, sports and news from around the world, has partnered with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, and Bumbershoot in Seattle to make live performances and interviews available to music fans everywhere, for free. Now, with Live Music from TuneIn, anyone can access live music broadcasts on over 200 connected platforms, including the free TuneIn Radio app for all smartphones and tablets.
Today, fans can count down the days to their favorite festivals by listening to studio tracks from performers like Willie Nelson on Jazz Fest Radio, Phoenix on Outside Lands Radio, and Death Cab for Cutie on Bumbershoot Radio. These same stations will broadcast live performances and interviews during these beloved music festivals, giving listeners the chance to experience the festivals from anywhere.
"With TuneIn, live music is now available to music fans from all over the world, not just to those who can travel to see performers live," said John Donham, CEO, TuneIn. "These three partnerships are prime examples of the huge strides TuneIn is taking to make live music and events available to everyone, no matter where they are."
In conjunction with these music festival channels, TuneIn is debuting their Live Music category. Live Music on TuneIn lets listeners discover and enjoy unplugged, acoustic, and even local performances from their favorite artists, and gives listeners free access to:
•Live music and events being performed at that very moment •Rich archives of on-demand, full, live concerts •A range of radio stations that play only live recordings of music
For more information on Jazz Fest, visit nojazzfest.com, Outside Lands visit sfoutsidelands.com, and Bumbershoot visit bumbershoot.org. Complete live audio broadcast schedules for Jazz Fest Radio, Outside Lands Radio, and Bumbershoot Radio will be available on the TuneIn blog.
TuneIn lets people listen to the world's music, sports, talk and news from wherever they are, with over 70,000 AM, FM, HD and Internet radio stations and more than two million on-demand programs streaming from every continent, available across 200 connected devices. The company raised venture funding from General Catalyst Partners, Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures and Jafco Ventures, and is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif.
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