festival Stories August 17, 2015

Apple today announced that it will be holding its annual music festival across 10 days during the month of September in London. Previously known as the iTunes Festival, this year’s show is known as the “Apple Music Festival” in reference the recently launched Apple Music service. It is also notably shorter than the typical 30 days of concerts. Pharrell Williams, One Direction, Florence + The Machine and Disclosure will be the headlining acts at this year’s festival, which takes place from September 19th to September 28th.

Apple’s Eddy Cue in addition to the main artists have commented on the announcement:

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festival Stories March 3, 2015

 

South by Southwest (SXSW) just launched its official mobile app ahead of the festival and alongside it announced plans for the world’s largest deployment of iBeacons to offer mobile app features triggered by the Bluetooth beacons. In total, more than 1000+ beacons will be deployed to pull it all off. SXSW thinks the features will “fundamentally change attendee’s experiences” by letting mobile app users network and navigate the event. expand full story

festival Stories March 12, 2014

Apple kicked off its annual iTunes Festival event at SXSW last night with music from Coldplay and others.

The shows continue tonight with a series of live-streamed performanes by Isaiah Rashad at 8PM, ScHoolboy Q at 8:45PM, and Kendrick Lamar at 10PM. Since the show is in Austin, Texas, the schedule is on Central time …  expand full story

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