Rock icons Bon Jovi have teamed up with YouTube to give their legions of fans around the world a chance to see them perform at New York’s Best Buy Theater on Wednesday, November 10th. The intimate concert is set to stream live at 8pm ET via the band’s YouTube channel, www.YouTube.com/BonJovi, and viewers will be given a unique opportunity to take part in shaping the evening’s set list.
Produced by AEG Network Live, this exclusive show marks the first time ever that YouTube’s innovative Moderator tool will be used in conjunction with a live concert event. With the help of the Moderator tool, fans around the world are able to submit requests for their favorite songs beginning now until Monday, November 8th at 5:00 p.m. ET. Submissions can be sent to the channel in the form of comments or videos expressing what the fans love about their favorite Bon Jovi songs. Viewers can vote on all of the submissions and the most popular picks will rise to the top.
After helping to build the November 10th show’s set list, fans will have the chance to once again see the band perform a variety of their favorite songs on the Bon Jovi 2011 Tour. Promoted by AEG Live, the worldwide tour is set to kick off in North America this February, with tickets going on sale beginning in November. In the midst of their biggest tour yet, Bon Jovi will close out 2010 with concerts in Spain, Japan, New Zealand and Australia. For the most up to date on-sale and ticket information, visit www.BonJovi.com.
The YouTube live stream concert comes a day after the November 9th (U.S. and Canada) release of Bon Jovi’s GREATEST HITS. The compilations, available in both double and single CD packages,are chock full of Bon Jovi’s biggest chart-toppers including “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” and more. The collection will debut four brand new tracks – “What Do You Got?,” “The More Things Change,” “No Apologies,” and “This Is Love, This Is Life.”
Globally, the Grammy® Award-winning band has sold more than 120 million albums, and performed more than 2,700 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 35 million fans. For more information on all things Bon Jovi, visitwww.BonJovi.com, or www.youtube.com/bonjovi.