The Definitive Guide to Live Music and Streaming
The live streaming sector is exploding with music events seeing massive audience reach & audience engagement times. Music festivals have audience engagement times of over 35 minutes for their digital broadcasts. As brands shift more of their traditional advertising spends to digital, the live music experience becomes a focus of their market strategy. Take a wide view of the topic including subjects such as distribution, technical workflow, production, optimization, and innovation.
Bulldog Digital Media
John Petrocelli is a leader in the digital media industry with a vast knowledge of the digital distribution of premium content and the digital media ecosystem. Petrocelli has been instrumental in helping major media companies establish optimal strategies to both distribute and monetize their content for over 15 years. These companies and brands include: NBA, NBC/Universal, Disney, YouTube/Google, American Express, MTV, Microsoft and music icon/Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Prince, among others. Previously, Petrocelli was Vice President of Sales and Business Development of AEG Digital Media. He grew AEG Digital Media to become the leading provider of managed webcasting and live streaming services in the digital media industry today including a multi-million dollar services agreement with Google.
Petrocelli co-founded Bulldog Digital Media last year, which specializes in digital media and premium live streaming content experiences, to capitalize on his experience, knowledge and relationships to help move the industry forward. His expertise on how to optimize premium content using industry vetted and tested technologies, scalable tools and relationships with the world’s leading distribution and content platforms, separate Bulldog Digital Media from other strategists and companies.
Co-Founder | CEO
Co-founder and CEO of IROCKE, the largest live streaming music network. Founder, Live Digital Music Association. Previously, co-founding Senior Vice President of Time Warner Road Runner, and founding head of Universal Studios Interactive Services. Guitar,vox,songwriter The Strand.
President, Springboard Productions
Founder of Springboard Productions, Grammy-winning Producer, and the Supervisor of Broadcast Audio for the annual Grammy Awards telecast. Producer of live multi-channel Music Festival Webcasts since 2005, including in 2013: Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, and Austin City Limits Festivals.
Producer of HD broadcasts for Palladia, AXS, Fuse, Vevo, and PBS featuring artists including Arcade Fire, Kanye West, The Dave Matthews Band, Kaskade, Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, John Fogerty, Phish, and Muse, among many others.
Burruss leads strategic development and brand partnerships at ACL Live, a concert venue and new home of Austin City Limits. Burruss also oversees the development of custom branded content at ACL Live’s sister production company: Stageside. Stageside, Live from Austin is a new live streaming and VOD concert series in partnership with AT&T and CBSi. 2012 branded content included: Vevo from SXSW, Red Bull Gaming, American Express Sync Card Jay Z, Univision Awards shows and more. Burruss has a 20 + year career in artist development, online and festival community building, music sponsorship and digital monetization.
Caroline’s team has created an in house consultancy that executes sponsorship strategy, sales and execution across festivals like Buku, Tortuga, Electric Forest, Neon Desert and Pachanga!.
Prior to Austin City Limits Live, Burruss was the Vice President of National Sponsorship where she sold and executed sponsorships for Live Nation Amphitheatres, House of Blues and national Tours. Burruss specialized in custom tours like the Nintendo Fusion Tour, Playstation & Major League Baseball College tour. Burruss led sponsorship for Ozzfest from 2003- 2007, generating over $7 Million in sponsorship for Ozzfest alone.
Prior to Live Nation, Burruss was one of the founders ROTHBURY festival in Michigan, ChickClick.com and Revolution Promotion Management (now Team Clermont.)