LOS ANGELES, CA (CelebrityAccess) – LiveXLive and Montreux Jazz Festival, the second largest jazz festival in the world, have signed a five-year agreement that establishes LiveXLive as the exclusive global live streaming and content partner for the festival outside of Switzerland.
This partnership is the latest in a series of recent live streaming announcements for LiveXLive, further establishing the company as the leading digital distributor of live music programming.
LiveXLive’s coverage of the 16-day festival will be shown over two weekends and feature headlining performances, artist interviews, and additional original content bringing the unique setting and history of the festival to life, live from Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Additionally, LiveXLive will create a production and content studio within the festival grounds that will create and deliver additional programming as part of merging on-site activation with digital amplification. Select live performances will also be available in the U.S. via audio streaming on LiveXLive’s Slacker Radio platform.
“We’re honored to align with such an iconic festival property and to be able to transport viewers from around the world to Lake Geneva for such a diverse array of musical performances,” said Rob Ellin, chairman and CEO of LiveXLive Media. “Additionally, our original programming from the festival grounds will add a new level of engagement between fans and brands. We look forward to working with Quincy Jones and his team to ensure that we share this truly unique and rich experience with music fans in a way never seen before.”
This year marks the 52nd edition of the festival and is expected to attract over 240,000 attendees. Headliners include: N.E.R.D, Jack White, Tyler, the Creator, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Iggy Pop, Van Morrison, Deep Purple, Billy Idol, The Hollywood Vampires, and many others.
Live coverage of the Montreux Jazz Festival will commence on June 29, and will be accessible via desktop and mobile, to Apple iOS, Android devices, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV as well as via Slacker Radio.