Galactic and Robert Randolph & The Family Band will be performing a concert at the Boston House of Blues today and the NextVR app will be broadcasting the event live to music fans all over the world.
Fans of Jazz-fun and soul bands Galactic and Robert Randolph who own a Google Daydream or Gear VR along with a compatible smartphone will be able to watch the concert, which will be broadcast for free through the NextVR smartphone app to give fans a virtual front-row seat to the event.
NextVR has made a name for itself by offering a range of live broadcasts of sporting events, concerts and even political debates. They have previously worked with the likes of FOX Sports, NBC, and CNN. Their work in that area won them an award for Best In Sports Technology at the 2016 Sports Business Awards.
As is usual for NextVR broadcasts, the Galactic and Robert Randolph broadcast will have multiple cameras around the venue so fans can get the best view of the action on stage.
Galactic come from New Orleans and have become well known for fusing a range of influences such as hip-hop, electronic and blues into their own distinctive jazz-funk sound.
Robert Randolph is a renowned steel guitar player who leads funk and soul group Robert Randolph & The Family Band, who have recently released a new studio album ‘Got Soul’.
The broadcast will begin at 7:30pm (ET) on Thursday March 9th 2017.
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