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Bestival to broadcast live on YouTube

By | Published on Monday 3 September 2012


This year’s Bestival, which kicks off on Friday, will be broadcast live on YouTube, it has been announced. The Isle Of Wight-based festival has announced a partnership with production company Whizz Kid, which was responsible for U2’s live YouTube webcast from Pasadena way back in 2009.

Bestival head honcho Rob da Bank told CMU: “I’ve been watching festivals such as Coachella and Tomorrowland on YouTube and loving the futuristic new angle on showing festivals in a different light via a medium that nearly everyone in the music and festival worlds is tuned into. We’re really pleased that Bestival is the first UK festival to go down this route”.

You can catch all the action here later this week, and here’s a little preview just to prove we haven’t made this whole thing up: