Monthly Archives: March 2009

Events for the week of Monday March 16, 2008

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Monday from 1-2pm PST join us for a LIVE performance by the Super Furry Animals of their new album, Dark days/Light Years. from their studio in London. Tune in here:

Tuesday from 1-4pm PST LIVE from the Smithsonian in Washington DC we have a great forum covering Material Culture. For more information on the event please go to the Smithsonian website. To watch with us LIVE, tune in here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/smithsonian-on-ustream.tv

Tuesday from 6-7pm PST the Canadian singer, composer, harpist and pianist Loreens McKennitt will be hosting a webchat will all of her fans LIVE. Be sure to join the chat with all of your questions: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/loreena-live

Also on Tuesday LIVE from the Ustream Studio at the Belmont in Austin, Texas we have great musical guests, and amazing tech panelists. Some of the names you can expect to see are; Pat Green, Land of 10,000 Bands, Bucky and the Blues Buckets, Roster McCabe, Heatbox, Daughters of the Sun, Evening Rig, Kevin Devine and the God Damn Band, Peter Himmelman and a NEW Ustream favorite ‘Jake Dilley and The Color Pharmacy’. Come watch with us here: http://www.ustream.tv/studio

Wednesday through Saturday, from 11am-4pm join Gibson Guitar, Blue Microphones and The Syndicate and watch bands from around the world perform LIVE from The Gibson Bus – a mobile recording studio inside the exclusive Gibson bus that will be located in the heart of Austin, TX. After the show, the bands will be in the chat so be sure to tune in:

Also Wednesday through Saturday, we have an amazing LIVE lineup of music from the 10th Annual Texas Rock Fest, brought to you by Hit Music Link and one of our streaming partners Open Labs. Be sure to catch all of these great artists. Tune in here and watch with us: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/hitmusiclink–1

Viper Room is also bringing a slew of great artists through, transplanting their legendary Los Angeles venue for a half week of great shows in Austin.  Check out some of the hottest bands from Tinseltown nightly, Wednesday through Saturday: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/viper-room

Ustream celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patricks Day

Ustream is sharing the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day!

From the Belmont in Austin starting at 2 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, the Ustream Studio will feature a special “Green with Envy” party that includes a great lineup of bands and panels throughout the day. The festivities will continue all evening. Bands include Pat Green, Land of 10,000 Bands, Bucky and the Blues Buckets, Roster McCabe, Heatbox, Daughters of the Sun, Evening Rig, Kevin Devine and the God Damn Band, Peter Himmelman and Jake Dilley and The Color Pharmacy. If you’re in Austin, stop by 305 W. 6th St at Lavaca and meet the Ustream team and enjoy the bands in person. Not in Austin? No problem. All events will be live streamed here.

For an authentic Irish experience, check out the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day celebration: the parade live from Dublin, Ireland!

Adele, Big Lebowski, Pete Cashmore Kick Off Ustream Studio

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It was the place to be last night. I’m downtown in Austin for the world’s largest music festival, LIVE from the Ustream Studio at The Belmont. We have the coolest venue in Austin decked out with a live production studio, 2 stages, plasma TV’s everywhere, and lots of great food and drinks.

We kicked it off with panel discussions yesterday with Peter Himmelman, Mark Rizzn Hopkins, Lucas Hendrickson, Evan White and myself.

Adele started us out right also with some great music for the star-studded party. I hung out with everyone from Pete Cashmore, to Gary V and even Jeff Dowd the real “Big Lebowski”.

If you are in Austin, make sure to come by the Belmont each night – still to come many more BIG NAME artists.

Also watch us online at www.ustream.tv/studio

More action from the night- I’ll post more photos as they come in:

Join me at Southby!

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(Southby in Austin: so easy even a Ustream founder can do it)

Starting Friday, March 13 Ustream is inviting the world to the
first-ever Ustream Studio “Live from The Belmont” in Austin, TX! For
11 days, the Ustream Studio will feature amazing musicians, thought
leaders, journalists, futurists, artists, and more showingoff their
talents!  I’ll be there even to shake everyone’s hand

Some of the people you can expect to see include: Adele, Indigo Girls, Peter Himmelman, Manchester Orchestra, Von Bondies, Robert Scoble, Conal Byrne, Steve Jang, Chris Pirillo, Tony Hsieh, and many more.

The Ustream Studio will combine ideas and music with the interactive power of live streaming, and we invite you come and enjoy through the live stream or, if you’re in Austin, stop by!

To watch live, check out all the news and events here:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ustream-studio

Follow us on Twitter for live updates: http://twitter.com/UstreamTV

If you’re in Austin:

Come hang out: http://www.ustream.tv/studio
Directions: http://bit.ly/11maKW
Upcoming – http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/2129557/
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=68011852224

If you won’t be in Austin, be sure to check out everything from the
Ustream Studio:

Events for the week of March 9th, 2009

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On Monday February 9th from 1:30-4:30pm PST come join the cutting-edge GreenTech CEOs, along with movers and shakers from the biggest industries on earth, as they meet investors with GoingGreen East. This event is a two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on the most promising emerging green technologies and new entrepreneurial opportunities.

Monday: 1:30 – 4pm PST / Tuesday: 5:30am – 3:30pm PST / Wednesday: 5:30am – 1pm PST

If you can’t watch it all, tune in when you can:

Also on Monday from 4-5pm PST come chat with Tim from PimpThisBum.com. Tim is a homeless man in Houston that recently started a LIVE stream chat and blog. His story is a great one, and him and his friends hope to put a face and voice to homelessness everywhere. Watch with us here:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/pimp-this-bum—houston

On Tuesday March 10th join us for a State Visit by President Sarkozy, President of France with Mexico President Felipe Calderon. The official ceremony is scheduled to begin at 8am PST with a signing of agreements and joint press conference starting at 11:50 PST. Watch it all happen LIVE from the staircase leading to Empress’ Chapel at the National Palace here:

Also on Tuesday at 7pm join Peter Himmelman’s Variety show as they travel to Mars LIVE on Ustream. This is the last show from California for a few weeks, as Peter and the gang will be streaming from the Ustream Studio at SXSW for the next 2 weeks. Catch it all here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/peterhimmelman

Tuesdays the 3rd from 5pm – 6pm PST Ian Halperin is hosting, Ian Undercover. Ian is an Award Winning Investigative Journalist, Filmmaker and New York Times Best Selling Author. Last week’s special guest was Noah Levy the Senior Editor In Touch Magazine.  Watch with us here to see Ian has on this week:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/talk-royalty-with-his-highness

Wednesday from 11am-1pm PST join Kevin Trudeau for his weekly show out of Chicago LIVE from KTRadioNetwork. Come listen, watch, and learn about everything ‘they’ don’t want you know know HERE:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/kevin-trudeau-show

On March 11, we have the band 311 chatting live until the questions run out! This will be hosted by KROQ DJ and Love Line co-host Stryker. Be sure to tweet all of your questions in advance, because they are expecting a big turn out! Please be clear and concise with your question. At the end of your question please put your name and city/state. Watch with us here:

On Thursday March 12th, from 5:30pm–7pm PST join us for the Fast and Furious Premiere! The whole cast is scheduled to be in attendance, including Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and more. Be sure to join the chat, as the hosts will be pulling questions LIVE:

On Friday the 13th at 5 pm EST come join us Virgin Radio as they will broadcast their ‘Speedhating’ stunt on The Rush with Taylor and Brigg. Tune in for everything here:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/the-rush-with-taylor-and-biggs

Ustream Announces Mobile Division with Premium Applications and Celebrity Users

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Ustream MobileWe’re announcing our Mobile Division by releasing Ustream Mobile. Ustream Mobile Applications were designed and developed by Ustream for Ustreamers. Consistent with our brand promise for amazing live + interactive experiences, our mobile applications are Truly Live, have Audience Activation with Twitter and are Fully Interactive with Yes/No one-click polls and real-time chat, and even are GPS enabled.

Celebrity Ustreamers Lil Wayne, Heidi and Spencer from The Hills, Josh Groban, and Slipknot are on Ustream Mobile. Lil Wayne ustreamed The Grammys!

My partners would like to share:

Brad Hunstable, Founder and President, “Mobile allows any Ustreamer to broadcast live to their Ustream show from anywhere. Now you can show and share more with your audience.”

Dr. Gyula Feher, Founder and CTO, “We solved a major technical challenge by processing the mobile stream in a new manner that decreases the amount of induced latency. This allows the rich broadcaster to audience interactivity even in a mobile environment.”

We’re committed to bringing both amazing products and experiences to the Ustream community. Thank you to our wonderful community and our amazing staff. We are very excited about 2009!

Get Ustream Mobile at http://www.ustream.tv/mobile

Best,

John

Events for the first week of March, 2009

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Monday the 2nd from 11am – 12pm PST join us for “Unwired and Unplugged” LIVE from the House of Blues in West Hollywood. Christopher Guest, Michael McKean & Harry Shearer of This is Spinal Tap will be performing and talking questions from the chat. With the new tour starting this month, you won’t want to miss this! Watch with us here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/unwiggedandunplugged-live

Also on Monday the 2nd starting at 8pm PST DeAnna Pappas will be LIVE chatting about her life, the bachelor, and much more. Tune in to the GetMarried.com chat here:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/chatWithDeannaLIVE

On Tuesday the 3rd from 7:30am – 1pm PST BeetTV is hosting an Executive Roundtable event at their San Fransisco office. John Ham, CEO of Ustream will be on one of the panels, as well as executives from BeetTV, MSNBC, Washington Post, Akamai and others. Come watch with us here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/beettv0

Tuesdays the 3rd from 5pm – 6pm PST Ian Halperin is hosting, Ian Undercover. Ian is an Award Winning Investigative Journalist, Filmmaker and New York Times Best Selling Author and this week his special guest is Noah Levy the Senior Editor In Touch Magazine.  Watch with us here:

Wednesday the 4th from 10am – 11am PST, Theory of a Deadman will be performing LIVE from the WJRR studio in Orlando. Their latest album, Scars & Souvenirs, has provided plenty of hit singles for them, but the biggest was probably “Bad Girlfriend.” Tune in here to catch it all: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wjrr-101.1-fm

Wednesday the 4th from 4pm – 5pm, Judy Torres will be chatting LIVE with her fans from around the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the Queen of Freestyle in action. Watch with us here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/judy-torres-live

Thursday the 5th from 7am – 8am PST,  Jesse Mccartney, will be performing LIVE and doing an interview from the XL radio studio in Orlando. Be sure to join the chat, as Jesse will be taking questions LIVE. Watch it all right here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wxxl-106.7-fm

Thursday the 5th from 10pm – midnight PST, join and PokerRoad.com for the 2009 National Heads-Up Pairings Party. The Party isan NCAA March Madness style drawing for the National Heads-Up Poker Championship, and the guys from Two Jacks in the hole are bringing it to us LIVE here:

Friday the 6th from 8am – 9am PST join WorldTV.com, as Nigel Barden Presents Oysters and Champagne from Galvin at Windows Restaurant. Watch it all here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/worldtv