Brightcove to Power 2-Hour Virtual Concert Hosted by Paul Simon and Willie Nelson

Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), the world´s video technology platform, has announced Brightcove Live will be the video technology behind “A Night For Austin,” a two-hour live-streamed, telethon-style event benefiting the Austin, Texas community, the company said.

The June 10th event will feature at-home appearances by a star-studded roster of performers who are rallying around Austin´s vital businesses to raise funds for Austin Community Foundation. Viewers can watch “A Night for Austin” at or on CBS Austin at 8:00 pm CT.

A Night for Austin is leveraging Brightcove video to provide an exceptional viewing experience to viewers. Partnering with Luck Reunion, an experience-based collective, to produce the event, audiences will participate in a best-in-class viewing experience as it streams live performances from the artists´ homes. This event is further proof that music entertainment is evolving to reach broader audiences during this time, while also giving back to the community.

Viewers will get a glimpse at the faces and places that have kept Austin alive and will showcase at-home performances from Paul Simon and some of his closest friends, as well as highlight many of the iconic venues that have contributed to Austin´s status as a renowned cultural hub.

Luck Productions is a rogue cultural collective headquartered in Willie Nelson´s Luck, TX. Anchored by its flagship event, the annual Luck Reunion–also dubbed as the “Anti-Coachella” by Fast Company–Luck Productions creates experiences that embrace our past while cultivating new traditions in American roots culture.