On August 17 Fans Across 50+ Nations Can Tune-in to the Live VR Broadcast of “A Head Full of Dreams Tour” from Soldier Field via Samsung Gear VR
Samsung Electronics America and Live Nation will communicate Coldplay’s “A Head Full of Dreams Tour” live in virtual reality from Chicago’s Soldier Field for the very first time ever. Fans far and wide will be transported to the best seats in the house to encounter the band’s zapping execution from a new and immersive point of view. The live broadcast will be accessible on Samsung Gear VR fuelled by Oculus through the Samsung VR service on August 17, beginning at 8:30 pm CT.
From the fireworks to the laser lights and the remarkable setlist, Gear VR clients in more than 50 nations will have the capacity to encounter the enchantment of Coldplay’s execution at no extra cost. To tune-in, customers will require a Gear VR headset with a compatible Samsung smartphone and navigate to the Samsung VR service. A show replay will likewise be accessible on Samsung VR temporarily.
“Through our industry-driving VR equipment and stage biological community, we are excited to offer Samsung Gear VR proprietors access to premium, immersive live entertainment, and witness in full 360 views,” said Michael Schmier, Vice President of Content and Services, Samsung Electronics America. “By joining forces with Live Nation and Coldplay, music fans over the globe with Gear VR can tune into the live show, encountering the vitality of the show more than ever.”
“Live Nation is a pioneer with regards to creating live virtual reality shows, and we’ve been eager to bring Coldplay in with the general mishmash since declaring our coordinated effort with Samsung and Gear VR in late May,” said Kevin Chernett, Executive Vice President, Global Partnerships and Content Distribution, Live Nation. “We do not just give fans the best in-seat atmosphere, but on the other hand we’re focused on working with the best advances to give each music fan a remarkable show involvement, paying little mind to where they are.”
Coldplay’s “A Head Full Of Dreams Tour,” produced by Live Nation, is the No. 5 highest grossing tour of all time, according to ticket sales data reported to Billboard Boxscore. Launching in March of 2016, The “A Head Full of Dreams Tour” has welcomed 5 million people.
A Head Full of Dreams is Coldplay’s seventh album and the follow-up to 2014’s GRAMMY®-nominated Ghost Stories.