iTunes Festival kicks off in London today – and you can watch for free
Apple’s iTunes Festival kicks off today and anyone who loves music can watch some of the world’s greatest artists performing live or on demand for free.
Anyone with a iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or a computer running iTunes will be able to enjoy the performances from the Roundhouse in London.
Viewers can also enjoy the concerts on their TV through Apple TV which has just created a dedicated channel for the iTunes Festival.
These performers will include Ed Sheeran, Jessie J, Mary J Blige, deadmau5, Placebo, Tony Bennett, Ben Howard, Nicola Benedetti, Nick Gardner, Nick Mulvey, Rae Morris, Lisa Hannigan, Little Dragon, James Bay, Hozier, Wolf Alice, Miloš, Alison Balsom and Foy Vance.
Australian performers Kylie Minogue and 5 Seconds of Summer will also be a part of the iTunes Festival.
Kylie Minogue said: “Playing London is always special and playing the Roundhouse is going to be amazing. It’s such an iconic and intimate venue – I can’t wait to put on a show for everyone.”
Superstar Ed Sheeran is also excited about playing in the iTunes Festival after first taking part in 2011.
“I’m very happy to be playing my third iTunes Festival next month. I first played supporting Bruno Mars in 2011 and then came back the next year for my own,” Sheeran said.
Here is the complete iTunes Festival schedule:
September 1 – deadmau5 + Friend Within + Kate Simko & London Electronic Orchestra
September 2 – Beck + Jenny Lewis
September 3 – David Guetta + Clean Bandit + Robin Schulz
September 4 – 5 Seconds of Summer + Charlie Simpson
September 5 – Kasabian
September 6 – Tony Bennett + Imelda May
September 7 – Calvin Harris + Kiesza
September 8 – Robert Plant + Luke Sital-Singh
September 9 – Sam Smith + SOHN
September 10 – Pharrell Williams + Jungle
September 11 – Maroon 5 + Matthew Koma + Nick Gardner
September 12 – Elbow + Nick Mulvey
September 13 – Paolo Nutini + Rae Morris
September 14 – David Gray + Lisa Hannigan
September 15 – The Script + Foxes
September 16 – Blondie + Chrissie Hynde
September 17 – Gregory Porter + Eric Whitacre
September 18 – Jessie Ware + Little Dragon
September 19 – SBTRKT
September 20 – Rudimental + Jess Glynne
September 21 – Ryan Adams + First Aid Kit
September 22 – Jessie J + James Bay
September 23 – Placebo + The Mirror Trap
September 24 – Ben Howard + Hozier
September 25 – Mary J. Blige
September 26 – Lenny Kravitz + Wolf Alice
September 27 – Kylie Minogue + MNEK
September 28 – Nicola Benedetti + Miloš + Alison Balsom
September 29 – Ed Sheeran + Foy Vance
September 30 – Plácido Domingo