REVOLT SVP of sales and partnerships, Mike Roche, announced at
SXSW Music a first-in-class music partnership with Jaunt, the
company building the hardware and software to make an immersive
cinematic VR possible. REVOLT and Jaunt have teamed up to film
and release 360-degree, immersive performances at REVOLT
Studios in Hollywood and REVOLT events across the country. .
Music, festivalgoers got a first-look at an exclusive
performance by Grammy-nominated artist Big Sean in Jaunt’s
cinematic virtual reality at the REVOLT House on Rainey Street.
The house at SXSW will feature day performances by artists
including Alex Winston, Chris Webby ft. Bobby Grant, Hiatus
Kaiyote, James Davis, Joey Badass, Joywave, Mini Mansions,
Priory, Public Service Broadcasting, Revel In Dimes, Towkio,
Two-9 and YNGCULT with more names to be announced.
“Our audience is craving more access to their favorite artists
and we are proud to put a stake in delivering innovative VR
content that brings them beyond the front row,” stated REVOLT
TV SVP of sales and partnerships Mike Roche.
Jaunt CEO Jens Christensen adds, “Concert and festival
environments are perfectly suited for virtual reality and our
content provides fans with a truly unique opportunity to feel
like they’re up close and personal with their favorite artist.”
REVOLT is currently available in 46 of the 50 top U.S. markets
on Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink and
Suddenlink, including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago,
Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and DC. – via Celebrity