Our weekly tech round-up from the world of ticketing and associated industries…
NCT Dream The Movie: In a Dream
SM Entertainment, event cinema distribution company Trafalgar Releasing and cinema technology company CJ 4DPLEX have revealed that K-Pop boyband NCT Dream will be releasing their first film, NCT Dream The Movie: In a Dream.
The film will cover NCT Dream on stage and backstage at their second concert held at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul in September this year, as well as the band’s preparations for the concert and the atmosphere of the venue.
There will also be behind-the-scenes interviews with the seven members of the group.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Ozzfest
Rock star Ozzy Osbourne is set to participate in an upcoming music festival in the metaverse. The event will take place in a specially created Decentraland virtual world and is set to take place from November 10-13.
Over 100 artists will be performing and Ozzfest will be staged as part of the event with an appearance from the Black Sabbath singer. It will be the first time Ozzfest has been held since 2018 and more acts are still to be announced.
Showing your True Colors
This year’s True Colors Festival (TCF) The Concert 2022 will be live-streamed for free as part of the organiser’s commitment to being accessible to as many people as possible. The physical event will take place in Tokyo on November 19-20, with a two-hour multimedia concert experience.
At the physical event, TCF The Concert 2022 will provide a number of accessibility features including Japanese Sign Language, International Sign, real-time subtitles, audio description and personnel on standby.
The event will feature almost 100 acts and dancers, including international artist Katy Perry.
Metaverse music venue
YellowHeart, a Web3 marketplace for ticketing, music and memberships is set to launch a metaverse music venue with Spatial, a metaverse art exhibition and gallery creation platform.
At its beta launch, artists will be able to sell merchandise that fans can purchase in the metaverse music venue. Artists can also schedule meet-and-greets before or after their shows so that fans who weren’t able to physically attend concerts can still engage with their favourite acts.