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First of its kind event! Summerfest to live stream performances; some pre-recorded, some in real time

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MILWAUKEE — Summerfest officials are excited to announce that for the first time in Summerfest history, the festival’s highlights of artists’ performances and interviews will be streamed live to the world via a partnership with Live Media Group, the industry leader in live event production, broadcast and technology.  This partnership brings a one of a kind, live music experience to fans around the globe, through a live web and mobile broadcast on Summerfest.com.

As of Thursday, July 2nd, 60 major Summerfest artists will be sharing their live performances from six stages at Summerfest and the stream will also feature “behind the scenes access” with 35 artist interviews.

Select performances have been recorded during the festival and other performances will be streaming “Live” in real time.

Scheduled performances include, Kings of Leon, Third Eye Blind, Vance Joy, The Doobie Brothers, Andy Grammar, Walk the Moon, Coheed and Cambria, Robert DeLong, Phil Vassar, Atmosphere, Flogging Molly, Saint Motel, Mat Kearney, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, The Flaming Lips, Sammy Hagar and the Circle, PPL MVR and many, many more.

The complete schedule will be available on Summerfest.com on Friday, July 3rd at Noon.

The live stream will harness LMG’s nowlive™ video technology is the best-in-class video platform used by a number of destinations and brands, including The Emmys, NBC, ABC, Warner Bros., and Tortuga Music Festival.  With features including Grid View™ to see and select from multiple performances feeds and stages seamlessly, Picture-in-Picture, Social Stream™ and Photo Stream™, this experience is unlike any music festival coverage seen or experienced prior.  The stream will be available on desktop computers, laptops, tablets and most iOS and Android devices with internet connectivity.

Streaming dates and times are as follows:

Friday, July 3, 2015          8:00 pm CST through Midnight (with a 24 hour rebroadcast)

Saturday, July 4, 2015     1:00 pm CST through Midnight (with a 24 hour rebroadcast)

Sunday, July 5, 2015        8:00 pm CST through Midnight (with a 24 hour rebroadcast)

After the streaming and rebroadcast periods are concluded, select performances and interviews will be available for viewing on Summerfest.com for a 30-day period.