For Indie 101, a live keynote interview CM Editor-in-Chief Mike Raine did with Pandora & Sessions Founder Tim Westergren on the role of livestreamed concerts in the present & future of the indie music industry
For this week’s episode, our friends at Indie Week/Indie 101 are sharing the keynote Q&A that Canadian Musician Editor-in-Chief and podcast host Mike Raine conducted with Tim Westergren. Of course, Tim is the co-founder and former CEO of Pandora, and now he’s the founder of concert livestreaming platform Sessions. The new platform was launched with the mission of making livestreaming a more useful and lucrative venue for artists. With Mike, Tim discusses Sessions’ design and formation, the effect of the pandemic on this burgeoning performance avenue, the economics of livestreaming, what role it will have once touring returns, and more.
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