For over 15 years, The FADER has introduced the world to new music artists at The FADER FORT, the global media company's annual live music event at South by Southwest (SXSW). FADER FORT has been the breakout, must-do gig for famous artists including Cardi B, Dua Lipa, Drake and many others. The event gives emerging and global artists an intimate stage to experiment on and allows those in attendance to experience performances up close and personal. But with an intimate experience, only a lucky few are able to make it into the must-see show making it one of the most in demand events at SXSW.
To bring The FADER FORT experience to more fans, we partnered with The FADER to livestream performances by Saweetie, Bloc Boy, Valee, Speedy Ortiz, YBN Nahmir and other special guests in VR180 on YouTube. No matter where you are, you can watch live on YouTube via your desktop or mobile device, or using Cardboard, Daydream View or PlayStation VR.
With VR180, those not in attendance at The FADER FORT in Austin will be able to experience three dimensional, 4K video of the show, providing a more immersive experience than a traditional video and making you feel like you are there.
From March 14-16th, we’ll livestream the the best acts of the day in VR180 and a cutdown of each set—that can be viewed at any time.
Check out the calendar below, grab your headset and get ready to see some of the best new artists on the scene without ever setting foot in Austin. Visit Faderfor the full lineup. See you at the Fort!