RELIX AND TWITCH PARTNER FOR
FREE PRESENTATION OF JOE RUSSO’S ALMOST DEAD LIVESTREAMS
STREAMS TO BENEFIT HEADCOUNT’S VOTER REGISTRATION EFFORTS AMONG MUSIC FANS
DOGFISH HEAD SPONSORSHIP SUPPORTS DEBUT OF THE RELIX CHANNEL ON TWITCH
October 1 – 2 @ 8pm FREE on twitch.tv/therelixchannel
October 3 @ 8pm bonus set for LOCKN’ ticket purchasers on FANS.live
LOCKN’, Relix, Twitch, and FANS announced today that Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s upcoming pay-per-view livestreams originally scheduled for October 2, 3 and 4 will now be broadcast for free via twitch.tv/therelixchannel at 8:00PM ET on October 1 – 2. The livestreams are presented by Dayglo Presents and Dogfish Head, marking the debut of The Relix Channel on Twitch.
To support voter registration and turnout in the upcoming election, Relix, Twitch, and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead have teamed up with HeadCount, the non-partisan organization that uses the power of music to register voters and promote participation in democracy. Viewers will have the opportunity to make in-stream donations to HeadCount and be able to verify their voter registration status.
LOCKN’ 2021 admission ticket purchasers will receive an access code to watch an exclusive set of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, hosted on FANS, October 3 at 8:00PM ET. All purchasers of the previously announced pay-per-view livestreams will receive a full refund.
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead will perform at an indoor location and the broadcast will feature visual integration of LOCKN’ landscapes, giving fans at home a unique and immersive experience.
WHEN: October 1 – 3 at 8:00PM ET
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Building on the success of The Relix Channel livestreaming platform, independent music impresario, Peter Shapiro, has reinvigorated FANS. In an effort to continue growing the company’s broadcast offerings, Shapiro and FANS have developed an immersive, livestreaming platform changing the way music is created, shared and experienced, no matter where it finds you. FANS enables advanced communication within livestreams so users can do more than view including being in the stream alongside viewers around the globe. With a commitment to keeping live music enthusiasts connected during these unprecedented times, the site will stream live concerts and archival video content from The Capitol Theatre, Brooklyn Bowl Williamsburg and Las Vegas, Garcia’s, LOCKN’ festival, as well as from fellow venues/festivals.
Founded in Grateful Dead parking lots in 1974, Relix is the longest continuously published music magazine in the United States and the only print publication dedicated to reporting on the growing live music scene. By the 1980s, Relix rapidly expanded into a full print music publication covering a wide variety of artists and genres. Today, Relix is regarded as the voice of the live music scene and has become the go-to source for all music news, reviews, livestreams, and festival/concert announcements.
Recent Cover Artists:
Tame Impala, The Lumineers, Brittany Howard/Alabama Shakes, Vampire Weekend, Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Lukas Nelson, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Nathaniel Rateliff, Courtney Barnett, Leon Bridges, Jon Batiste, Umphrey’s McGee, Beck, Grace Potter, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Gregg Allman, Fleet Foxes, Dead & Company, Neil Young, Many More!
ABOUT JOE RUSSO’S ALMOST DEAD:
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead is Marco Benevento, Dave Dreiwitz, Tom Hamilton, Scott Metzger and Joe Russo. We’re a Grateful Dead cover band.
LOCKN’ Music Festival was created in 2013 by veteran concert promoters Peter Shapiro and Dave Frey and takes place annually at Infinity Downs Farm and Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia, 35 miles south of Charlottesville at the foot of the Blue Ridge mountain range. With exceptionally creative programming, non-stop music and an incomparable celebration of everything the region has to offer, from food and craft beers to the stunning beauty of its location, LOCKN’ is one of the most beloved modern American festivals. Since its inception, LOCKN’ has featured Dead & Company, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Phish, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, Robert Plant, Carlos Santana, The Allman Brothers Band, Willie Nelson, Ann Wilson from Heart, John Fogerty, Brandi Carlile, Wilco, Trey Anastasio Band, Margo Price, and many more. Known for groundbreaking, once-in-a-lifetime collaborations, LOCKN’ has featured: “Mad Dogs & Englishmen” featuring Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Leon Russell, Rita Coolidge and others, “Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs” featuring Tedeschi Trucks Band with Trey Anastasio, Steve Winwood backed by Widespread Panic, a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Jefferson Airplane featuring Rachael Price of Lake Street Dive, Bob Weir and The Avett Brothers with Steel Pulse, a Led Zeppelin tribute featuring Umphrey’s McGee with Jason Bonham and Derek Trucks, and many others.