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Friday, May 31, 2013

Video Replay and Review: 'Boston Strong' benefit concert

Boston Globe Front Page:
The Boston Globe ePaper Edition

There's a Video Replay of the 'Boston Strong' benefit concert, but guess what?

IT"S BUFFERING!

Boston Strong benefit concert replay video is BUFFERING - Boston.com

LOL.

So sad.

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Segments are starting to show up on YouTube:


May 30, 2013 @ Boston Strong -- New Kids On The Block's full set featuring Dropkick Murphys, Bell Biv Devoe, and Boyz II Men


Boston Strong Concert Finale - Aerosmith & NKOTB and more - 5/30/13

Recapping some of my highlights:

Lenny Clarke looked great and was So funny!

Boston Strong Concert: CNN

J Geils Band played some songs off they Blow Your Face Out Live album. Fun to see it live.



Here's Steven Wright:


Loved Joey Mac and New Kids.

Boston Strong Concert: NKOTB Joey! #concert4boston

Great to see Joey and Steven Tyler together at the end!

Boston Strong Concert Finale - Aerosmith & NKOTB - 5_30_13 - YouTube

NKOTB!

Boston Strong Concert

The original JT!

Boston Strong Concert: James Taylor

Aerosmith rocked!



Boston Strong Concert: Aerosmith

Boston was great too.



I enjoyed following along on the twitter #concert4boston hashtag throughout the night.
Lowlights:

Video stream for the first two hours was a disaster.



From the Boston Globe:
For the most part, the concert didn’t go so smoothly for those watching it outside the Garden.

The live web stream of the show crashed and viewers had nowhere else to turn because the concert was not televised. Some were able to find an audio stream, but well after the show had started.

“Nearly half a million people logged on to view the beginning of the show which lead to bandwidth related issues,” promoter Live Nation said in a statement.
No kidding.

Thanks to SiriusXM for have a crystal clear live audio stream.

Audio is the most important thing about video.

More updates later.

Your thoughts?

Elsewhere:

Dane Cook Gets Ripped For Blocking Out Boston Strong Concert Performance.

Cook explained on twitter:



JERK.


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