[lastfm]Arcade Fire[/lastfm] will stream their August 5 performance at Madison Square Garden in the new series “Unstaged.” Featuring surprise musical guests, the performance will be live-streamed from the world’s most famous arena and will coincide with the band’s highly anticipated third album release, The Suburbs, on August 3.
The August 5 live-stream performance by Arcade Fire will give audiences a visually stunning home viewing experience. Music enthusiasts can digitally connect to these live music experiences in ways that further blur the line between an at-home and in-concert experience:
Choose Your Cam: The audience will be able to control their viewing experience throughout the concert performance by switching between the main director’s stream and a second camera to capture alternative vantage points, from backstage to the front row.
Digital “Happenings”: Featured artists will collaborate with the online audience in creative ways. In the case of Arcade Fire, fans will have the opportunity to submit photos of their suburbs which may be get featured on stage during the band’s performance of one song off their new album, The Suburbs.
The Suburbs is available for pre-order on CD, dbl-LP and digital download now in the Merge store.