Apple Music to Livestream Select Concerts, Starting With Harry Styles This Friday

Apple today announced that it will begin livestreaming select concerts through Apple Music, starting with a Harry Styles performance this Friday at UBS Arena in New York. Apple Music subscribers will be able to watch free of charge around the world.

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The concert series is named "Apple Music Live" and is reminiscent of the "iTunes Festival" (later rebranded as the "Apple Music Festival"), a free annual concert series that Apple hosted and streamed live from London between 2007 and 2016. In a tweet, Apple promised that it will stream concerts from some of the world's "favorite artists."

Styles' concert will be available to stream via the Apple Music app starting Friday at 9 p.m. Eastern Time, with encore streams of the performance on May 22 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time and on May 26 at 5 a.m. Eastern Time, according to Engadget. It is unclear if any "Apple Music Live" concerts will be available for on-demand replay.

Styles will be releasing his new album titled "Harry's House" on the same day as the performance.

Top Rated Comments

NMBob Avatar
6 weeks ago
Bring back the month-long iTunes festival! That was great. Just don't name it The Music Festival.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macos9rules Avatar
6 weeks ago
Hoping it won't be limited to pop and rap music. It'd be great to have some jazz, blues and classical concerts.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
blacktape242 Avatar
6 weeks ago
he needs a better tattoo artist.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
laydownlarry Avatar
6 weeks ago

I am not the target market here, but can I ask you music fans a question?

If you aren't seeing an artist in person, wouldn't a studio recording be more enjoyable to listen to?
I love live and studio recordings equally. Live recordings usually show me the true talent of a musician.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ComRadMac Avatar
6 weeks ago
I hope his musical decisions are better than his tattoo decisions.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zee11 Avatar
6 weeks ago

I am not the target market here, but can I ask you music fans a question?

If you aren't seeing an artist in person, wouldn't a studio recording be more enjoyable to listen to?
A lot of times live music just has a certain energy to it and unique variations to the songs we love. I have tons of live versions of songs on my Apple Music that I prefer to the studio versions!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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