Apple TV Updated with Revamped Channel for Upcoming iTunes Festival at SXSW 2014

In preparation for this week's iTunes Festival at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2014, Apple has expanded its Apple TV lineup to include a revamped iTunes Festival channel that allows users to live stream the concert's shows as well as view lineups and artist information.

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The channel showcases artists who will be performing at the festival such as Kendrick Lamar, Coldplay, and Keith Urban, complete with artist bios and concert showtimes. Direct iTunes links to artist albums are featured as well, along with full details on opening acts.

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Apple also updated its iTunes Festival app for iOS last week, which introduced a new design and a revamped icon. Apple announced last month that it would be expanding its iTunes Festival to the U.S. for the first time, as five shows will be held from March 11-15 at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas as a part of the film and music-focused SXSW event.

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85 months ago

"Apple TV updated........"

:cool:


Click bait, if ever I saw it.
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85 months ago
More bloat. I have not had this many useless channels on a device since am fm radio
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85 months ago
"Apple TV updated........"

:cool:
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85 months ago

I guess you don't have cable, then. :-)


Ha good one! Ok I stand corrected more wasted channels than my cable box !
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85 months ago

More bloat. I have not had this many useless channels on a device since am fm radio


I guess you don't have cable, then. :-)
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85 months ago
Gotta say I am kind of disappointed with Apple's choice in bands. A lot of SXSW is independent up and comers (with some big names mixed in), while Apple chose to feature a lineup of mostly huge stars (no disrespect to any of the performers).
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