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31 Live Music Innovations

From Nostalgic Music Festivals to Virtual Reality Concerts

— April 13, 2015 — Tech
These live music innovations range from nostalgic festival events to virtual reality concerts that can be experienced from home. As technology evolves, as do the limits of a traditional music performance. While traditional live music events combine common elements like sound and lighting effects, these modern innovations go one step further.

As audio becomes increasingly more digital, mobile DJ kits and mixing sets are replacing large and complex music tools and are quickly becoming popular among globally recognized talents in the world of electronic music. On the classical music front, mobile phone symphonies and opera accompanying apps are also enhancing a cultural experience with the help of modern technology.

When it comes to convenience, technology makes virtual reality events a possibility and allows one to enjoy a concert event that they would otherwise be unable to attend. More traditionally, music festivals and niche performances are also getting an overhaul with unexpected venues and luxurious accommodations for attendees.
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Church-Situated Musical Events
Church-Situated Musical Events
The Indian River Festival Will Be Held in Prince Edward Island
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Self-Expressing Music Parties
Self-Expressing Music Parties
The Lost Paradise Event Sulates the New Year with an Indie Festival
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Tire-Changing Concerts
Tire-Changing Concerts
Vianor's Tire Change Center Surprised Customers with a Live Band
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Listenable Concert Listings
Listenable Concert Listings
'Show Gopher' Allows Users to Stream Samples Before Making a Purchase
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Fog-Inspired Music Events
Fog-Inspired Music Events
This California Festival Features Low-Lying Clouds as a Muse
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Bollywood-Indie Fusion Festivals
Bollywood-Indie Fusion Festivals
The Bacardi NH7 Weekender Festival Explores Indie Bollywood
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Great Wall Music Festivals
Great Wall Music Festivals
The YinYang Music Festival is Held At the Great Wall of China
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Digital DJ Controllers
Digital DJ Controllers
The DDJ-WeGO3 Controller Allows DJs to Mix Tracks Directly From Spotify
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Wireless Multitrack Recorders
Wireless Multitrack Recorders
The Jamhub Tracker MT16 Allows Musicians to Record Live Performances
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Afro-Caribbean Music Fiestas
Afro-Caribbean Music Fiestas
Jammin DC Features Diverse Music From Ethiopia and the Caribbean
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21
Streamlined Digital Turntables
Streamlined Digital Turntables
iPad's Pacemaker Turntable App Will Rock the DJ World
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20
Gamified Festival Apps
Gamified Festival Apps
The Primavera Sound App Announces Its Music Festival Lineup Through Play
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19
Mobile Instrument Symphony Campaigns
Mobile Instrument Symphony Campaigns
Hello Bank's Mobile Concerto Serenades a Crowd Using Mobiles
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Opera-Accompanying Apps
Opera-Accompanying Apps
This Philadelphia Orchestra App Provides Real-Time Content for Audiences
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Middle Eastern Music Festivals
Middle Eastern Music Festivals
This Year's Festival Focuses on Music From Persia
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Live Music-Buying Apps
Live Music-Buying Apps
This Music Social Network Makes Supporting Bands and Artists Easier
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15
Groovy Music Festival Apps
Groovy Music Festival Apps
The Lollapalooza Mobile App Keeps You Connected to All the Festivities
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14
Renaissance Romanian Events
Renaissance Romanian Events
The Electric Castle Festival Brings Modern Music to a Medieval Locale
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Nostalgic Music Festivals
Nostalgic Music Festivals
Cowra's Australian Music Festival Targets a Baby Boomer Audience
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12
Multi-Camera Streaming
Multi-Camera Streaming
YouTube's Latest Feature Allows You to Watch Videos From Multiple Angles
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Mobile Music Mixers
Mobile Music Mixers
Pokket Lets Tech Lovers Play the Role of DJ with Its Phone-Friendly Design
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10
On-Demand Interactive Events
On-Demand Interactive Events
Roku's SXSW On Channel Lets Users Experience the Festival From Home
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9
Virtual Reality Concerts
Virtual Reality Concerts
Visualise's 360-Degree Virtual Concert is Headlined by Kasabian
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8
Touchscreen DJ Apps
Touchscreen DJ Apps
Beatsurfing: The Music Production Interface Makes Mixing Fun
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Touchscreen Music Knobs
Touchscreen Music Knobs
The Tuna Knobs Lets You Turn Any Tablet into a DJ Turntable
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6
Vagabond Dj Sets
Vagabond Dj Sets
The Philips Fwp3200d Apple Dock is Perfect for Nomadic Musicians
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5
Neon Automobile Installations
Neon Automobile Installations
The Bonnaroo Art Cars Event Features Art, Music and Dance Pop-Ups
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4
Pocket-Sized DJ Sets
Pocket-Sized DJ Sets
The PDJ DJing System is Powerful & Still Fits in Your Pocket
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3
Boutique Concert Camps
Boutique Concert Camps
Lightning in a Bottle Gives Festival Attendees a Luxe Experience
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2
Teepee Concert Tents
Teepee Concert Tents
Lost Paradise Glamping Offers a Range of Conical Cloth Accommodations
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Portable iPad Docking Mixers
Portable iPad Docking Mixers
The 'Mackie' iPad Controlled Mixer Lets You Mix on the Go
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