Lollapalooza (Chicago). New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (New Orleans). Bonnaroo (Manchester, Tennessee); Austin City Limits (Austin, Texas).
“As a platform, YouTube is committed to bringing original content and unique music experiences to fans, artists, and festivals in a way that benefits the entire music ecosystem”.
Well, the company will be supplying Dell Precision workstations to support the live and recorded video feeds from the festivals.
They’ve already been put to the test. Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza’s video production team have already used Dell Precision workstations at the 2011 festivals to produce video extras to support and surround the live broadcasts.
At SXSW, YouTube will today host a panel on “How YouTube Festival Webcasts Changed the World” (3:30pm CDT at the Austin Convention Center).