Liam Payne of One Direction fame is giving fans around the world the chance to witness a secret headline show in London on December 19, 2018 via a first of its kind Virtual Reality live broadcast.
This unique event represents a significant milestone utilizing MelodyVR’s ground-breaking live-stream VR technology to deliver a simultaneous, real-time VR broadcast of the performance to an unlimited number of users in Virtual Reality.
“I can’t wait for this show” says Liam, who was recently named 2018’s Most Influential Man on Twitter. “For those who are going to be there on the night, it’s going to be amazing … but the fact there will be people from right across the globe watching the live stream via MelodyVR makes it extra special.”
A small number of tickets to attend the London show in person will be available free-of-charge to Liam’s fans via the MelodyVR website. Night of show, utilizing unique proprietary technology developed exclusively in-house by MelodyVR, the company will deliver a simultaneous VR broadcast of the performance to Liam’s fans around the world. The interactive music performance, featuring MelodyVR’s unique ‘jump spot’ technology will allow fans to control their own experience at the event, by choosing their own location within the venue. The technology will broadcast the experience in a previously unseen quality for VR and replicates the feeling of genuinely being there.
MelodyVR has worked with hundreds of artists including Post Malone, The Chainsmokers, Niall Horan and Bebe Rexha to deliver music fans on-demand virtual reality experiences via the MelodyVR app. This first Live in VR event begins the next chapter where music fans get unprecedented access to exciting events as they happen, in real-time.
“This is an exciting moment for MelodyVR,” says Anthony Matchett CEO of MelodyVR. “We truly believe virtual reality has the power to connect artists with fans like never before. It has been a pleasure working with Liam and we’re excited to invite his fans both in London and across the globe to experience this amazing event. And a whole lot more in 2019.”
How to experience Liam’s secret show: To experience the show at home, you’ll need an Oculus Go or Samsung GearVR headset with the MelodyVR app installed and an internet connection. On Wednesday 19th December at 8pm GMT (3pm EST), fans can launch the MelodyVR app, select Liam Payne from the home screen and will be right there on stage with Liam.
MelodyVR is currently available in the USA, the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium.