|[July 21, 2014]
Apple Announces Eighth Annual iTunes Festival in London
LONDON --(Business Wire)--
Apple (News - Alert)® today announced that Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam
Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris,
Chrissie Hynde and many more of the world's biggest artists will be
headlining this year's iTunes® Festival. Returning to the UK for an
eighth year?following a week of incredible live performances in March at
SXSW (News - Alert)?the iTunes Festival will feature over 60 acts throughout September
at the legendary Roundhouse. iTunes performances can be watched live or
on-demand by millions of iOS users around the world on their iPhone (News - Alert)®,
iPad® or iPod touch® and iTunes on their computer or in stunning HD with
Apple TV®. Tickets are free for competition winners only.
"The iTunes Festival in London is back with another stunning line-up of
world class performers and tremendous new acts," said Eddy Cue, Apple's
senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. "These live
shows capture the heart and soul of iTunes and we love bringing them to
our customers in the Roundhouse, as well as to the millions of people
watching all over the world for free."
Music ans from across the world can win tickets to the iTunes Festival
through competitions run by local media partners. In the UK, fans
can win tickets by entering ballots on iTunes, as well as through select
media partners including Global Radio and the London Evening Standard.
Since the inaugural Festival at London's Institute for Contemporary Arts
in 2007, over 430 artists have performed in front of more than
430,000 fans and tens of millions more online and on-demand. Now in its
eighth year, the iTunes Festival has played host to performers
including Adele, Coldplay, Elton John, Foo Fighters, Justin Timberlake,
Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Muse, Sir Paul McCartney and
many, many more.
For updates, tickets and additional information, please visit: www.iTunesFestival.com,
or join the conversation @iTunesfestival and #iTunesfestival.
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