Dailymotion unveils two months of great live music with its “Summer Music Festivals”

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Dailymotion, the world’s second largest video portal, today unveils its “Summer Music Festivals”, a dedicated space that will showcase the best live music from 13 festivals over two months.

From July to August Dailymotion will stream performances from festivals in the US, UK, France, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, and Hungary.

These unique events will feature storming sets from the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Suede, Neil Young & Crazyhorse, Arctic Monkeys, Blur, Wu Tang Clan, Slayer, Lamb of God, Public Enemy, 30 Seconds to Mars, Snoop Lion, Justice and many more.

Music fans can watch the gigs live on Dailymotion or embed players onto their own social media pages to share with friends. Archive footage of much of the shows will also be available on Dailymotion up to three months after the festivals.

 The full list of festivals is:

  • Volt Festival, 3-6 July in Hungary
  • Les Eurockéennes, 4-7 July in Belfort, France
  • Cruilla Festival, 5-6 July in Barcelona
  • Jazz à Vienne, 28 June-13 July in Vienne, France
  • Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, 10-13 July in New York
  • Astropolis, 4-14 July in Brest, France
  • Dour, 18-21 July in Belgium
  • Tout un Foin, 26-27 July, France
  • Paleo Festival, 23-28 July  in Nyon, Switzerland
  • Balaton Sound, 11-14 July by Balaton Lake in Hungary
  • Kendal Calling, 26-28 July in the UK
  • Bloodstock Open Air Festival, 8-11 August in Derbyshire, UK
  • Rock en Seine, 23 -25 August, France

Marc Eychenne, Head of Content at Dailymotion, said:

“Since it started Dailymotion has shown more than 50 million hours of live music, bringing the thrill of live performance to fans around the world. We are now building on this heritage of bringing great live content its global audience of 115 million viewers by streaming 13 of the greatest music festivals in Europe and the US this summer. Fans can now watch and share live sets from their favourite bands and artists wherever they are in the world – all they need is an internet-enabled device and a link to Dailymotion’s “Summer of Music Festivals.””

The 13 festivals to be streamed over the “Summer of Music Festivals” is just the latest content to be added to Dailymotion’s huge library of online videos – making it the destination for all film, music, gaming, news, sport and humour content.

Link : www.dailymotion.com/musicfestivals

Further information:

Joe Meaney, Proof Communication, 0845 680 1864 joe@proofcommunication.com

About Dailymotion:

As one of the leading sites for sharing videos, Dailymotion attracts over 112 million unique monthly visitors and 2.5 billion videos views worldwide (source: ComScore, 2013). We offer the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, we provide high-quality and HD video in a fast, easy-to-use online service that also automatically filters infringing material as notified by content owners. Offering 34 localized versions, our mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection. For further information, please visit www.dailymotion.com