The lineup is nearly complete for the next iTunes Festival, which is set to take place in London throughout the month of September. Ed Sheeran, Mary J. Blige, Placebo and Tony Bennett have been added to the program, joining previously announced acts including Pharrell Williams, Lenny Kravitz, Kylie Minogue, Maroon 5, Beck, Blondie, Jungle and David Guetta.
The festival will consist of around 60 concerts performed throughout September at the Roundhouse in London.
Concerts by date:
2: Beck + Jenny Lewis
3 David Guetta + Clean Bandit + Robin Schulz
4: 5 Seconds of Summer + Charlie Simpson
6: Tony Bennett
7: Calvin Harris + Kiesza
8: Robert Plant + Luke Sital-Singh
9: Sam Smith + SOHN
10: Pharrell Williams + Jungle
11: Maroon 5 + Matthew Koma + Nick Gardner
12: Elbow + Nick Mulvey
13: Paolo Nutini + Rae Morris
14: David Gray + Lisa Hannigan
15: The Script + Foxes
16: Blondie + Chrissie Hynde
17: Gregory Porter + Eric Whitacre
18: Jessie Ware + Little Dragon
20: Rudimental + Jess Glynne
21: Ryan Adams + First Aid Kit
22: Jessie J + James Bay
24: Ben Howard + Hozier
25: Mary J. Blige
26: Lenny Kravitz + Wolf Alice
27: Kylie + MNEK
28: Nicola Benedetti + Milos + Alison Balsom
29: Ed Sheeran + Foy Vance
All of these shows will be available to stream live or download on demand on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, through iTunes on any computer, or through Apple TV.
In the UK, fans can compete to win tickets on the iTunes Store or in competitions organized with partner media outlets including Global Radio and the London Evening Standard. Music lovers worldwide will also be able to sign up to win tickets through local media partners in their countries.
Since 2007, over 430 artists have performed at the iTunes Festival, including Adele, Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Muse, Coldplay and the Foo Fighters. Recordings from the majority of these shows are available for download on iTunes as part of a collection of EPs, generally with 4 to 6 tracks each, which are sold at a reduced price.
For more information, visit the official iTunes Festival website: itunesfestival.com