Mike Becky

Watching Apple’s Music Festival Will Now Require a Subscription ➝

Tom Warren, writing for The Verge:

The 1975, Alicia Keys, OneRepublic, Calvin Harris, Robbie Williams, Bastille, Britney Spears, Michael Bublé, and Chance The Rapper will all participate in the Apple Music Festival this year, and there’s bound to be some impressive warmup acts helping them out. Apple is planning to live stream all of the 10 performances, but this year you’ll need an Apple Music subscription to watch them online.

I’ve never had much interest in Apple’s music festivals. I don’t care for the majority of popular music and Apple has never booked bands that I wanted to see perform. But the subscription requirement is just another hurdle preventing me from ever watching the event.