Tonight, more than 9, 000 beings will crowd Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside Denver to listen to Vance Joy, an Australian singer-songwriter with a identify like a game-show emcee and an accept cherish for ukulele. He’ll be playing chants from its recent album, mercy the same stagecoach that hosted U2 during their now-iconic 1983 concert.
But those 9,000 people won’t be alone. They’ll be joined by others watching it live–perhaps as numerous as in Red Rocks itself, perhaps more. These other eyewitness will be watching from home in their virtual-reality headsets; courtesy of a new app called Oculus Venues, they’ll get their own panoramic three-dimensional scene of the show.