Streaming service for concert video, Staccs, announces first artist launch with a series of highly successful concerts by Finnish Symphonic Metal band Nightwish
- The exclusive partnership includes access to ‘An Evening with Nightwish in a Virtual World’ - a concert streamed earlier this year across 108 countries to 150,000 viewers and generated seven figures in ticket revenue
- The much awaited show is FINALLY available for fans – and premiers on the Staccs platform on December 10th
- Three more popular shows from Nightwish will be added in the following weeks
London, UK, 2021: Swedish tech startup, Staccs - a premium streaming service for concert video and music documentaries - has revealed its first artist collaboration with Finnish symphonic metal superstars Nightwish. The deal involves the licensing of a series of concerts performed by the band, which will now live exclusively on the Staccs streaming platform for subscribers to enjoy over and over again.
The exclusive collaboration kicks off on December 10th with the launch of ‘An Evening with Nightwish in a Virtual World’ - one of the most talked about and successful concerts performed by the band earlier this year. The concert is set in a 3D world and has only ever been streamed once before during a live performance that attracted an audience of 150,000 people. Following the launch, three more titles by Nightwish will become available to stream on Staccs:
- ”Please Learn The Setlist in 48 Hours” (documentary, 120 minutes)
- “Live at Wacken Open Air 2013” (concert, 98 minutes)
- “Live at Wembley Arena 2015” (concert, 126 minutes)
Jonas Sellberg, Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder of Staccs commented “Staccs was created with a vision to make fantastic live music content available for fans, free of ads, anytime, anywhere. This partnership with Nightwish marks a big moment for us as we take an important step towards working with incredible artists to make high-quality content exclusively available on our platform. Thanks to our user centric revenue model, our partnerships open up new revenue opportunities for artists, and gives fans a way to show their support in enjoying an artists’ content”.
Floor Jansen, Lead Singer of Nightwish, commented: “We are so happy that this show, that we put so much love and energy into, will now live a long life through the Staccs platform. It’s exciting for us that our loyal fans will have the opportunity to watch our concerts on-demand at their pleasure. We believe that what Staccs has created, allows artists like ourselves to step into the future of music, and deliver great moments for our fans to enjoy again and again”.
Having recently launched in the Nordics and Baltic states, Staccs has created a platform which will stream high-quality, premium video and audio content - all available in one place. Details of a UK launch will be revealed later.
Staccs opens up new, untapped commercial opportunities for the music industry with its user-centric business model - offering artists and rights holders a new revenue stream to market classic video content. The new home for concerts on demand, Staccs offers fans the chance to relive their favourite gigs advert free in the highest quality possible.
For more information, please head to: https://staccs.com/nightwish