Second Life’s SecondFest

Whew. I’ve been sitting on this one for a while, and it’s been distracting me from any work I’d be able to write about here, so it’s only fair to keep you updated on what it is that’s made me absent for so long:

Announcing Secondfest!

Secondfest is a virtual three-day music festival inside Second Life realised by The Guardian and Intel, featuring live music from offline and online performers, theatre, ballet, cinema, animation and general chaos. It kicks off Friday 29 June at 6pm GMT (10am SLT) and rocks and rolls until midnight (GMT) Sunday night.

Five mega stages!
Three arenas for exclusive performances by Pet Shop Boys, The Aliens, New Young Pony Club, Groove Armada, Hot Chip, Hadouken, Simian Mobile Disco and DJs Rob da Bank, Gilles Peterson, Sunday Best, Bugged Out, Ninja Tunes and many more.

Two stages for exclusive live music from Second Lifers, including Doubledown Tandino, Clayton Road, Slim Warrior, Tony Moore and Wiredaisies.

Two cinemas, featuring offline blockbusters, BBC short films and Second Life machinima.

Characters, chaos and wandering minstrels! Rocky Horror and Ballet! Theatre! Human Mazes! Secret Stages!

Nine sims of festival entertainment.

More at http://www.guardian.co.uk/secondfest, MySpace, Upcoming and on Twitter.

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~ by aleks on June 20, 2007.

2 Responses to “Second Life’s SecondFest”

  1. Crikey, that’s good. How the heck are you going to deal with the inevitable “more than 40 people, whoops there goes the sim!” problem? πŸ™‚

  2. Well they had better get it sorted by the time Strangefates take to the stage at 10am SLT /6pm GMT on the Sunday cause they always fill the sim! πŸ™‚

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