TuneIn, AEG Live, Sonos Team For 'Bumbershoot Radio' From Seattle Festival
August 31, 2016 at 11:19 AM (PT)
SEATTLE's BUMBERSHOOT MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL will be streamed live via TUNEIN this year via a partnership with promoter AEG LIVE and SONOS. BUMBERSHOOT RADIO, a live, human-hosted station with music spanning several genres and live performances streamed from three stages, is available now and will air programming SEPTEMBER 2-4 from the festival at SEATTLE CENTER. Confirmed for the live stream are MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, MELANIE MARTINEZ, MARGO PRICE, FLATBUSH ZOMBIES, WHITE DENIM, ATLAS GENIUS, RADIATION CITY. and SO PITTED, with more to be added before the festival kicks off.
“BUMBERSHOOT has been introducing SEATTLE and the NORTHWEST to amazing new performers for nearly a half century,” said AEG LIVE VP of PACIFIC NORTHWEST ROB THOMAS. “What better way to extend and expand on that legacy than a digital radio station that will provide exclusive content from our amazing group of performers, current and past. With this partnership, we’re bringing BUMBERSHOOT to everyone around the globe.”
"Thanks to our great partnership with TUNEIN, we're able to bring unique listening experiences to homes with SONOS around the world,” said SONOS GM, AMERICAS-PACIFIC Region BRAD DUEA. “So whether you’re out of town or simply feel like staying in, you can enjoy exclusive BUMBERSHOOT sets from the comfort of your living room, kitchen, or bedroom."
"TUNEIN and SONOS have been integrated partners for years with TUNEIN powering their only out-of-the-box audio platform,” said TUNEIN VP/Partnerships and Business Development BILLY HARTMAN. “We've always looked for exclusive content, centered around live performances. BUMBERSHOOT will be our first foray into bringing this content to SONOS and TUNEIN users. Our technology and integration make us the publisher capable of the direct-to-user experience within SONOS devices."