Standley produced one
of the very first live video/audio Internet cybercast. The webcast
the world famous Troubadour
in Hollywood. On the lineup were some classic LA acts including,
Steers, John York from the
Byrds, Greg Harris of Flying Burrito Brothers, Buck Page, founding
of the Riders of the Purple
Sage, county "hit" writer Steve Hill, producer Sid Smith (Circus
of the Stars,
Christmas Specials for 10 years, Miss Universe Pageant) was playing cardboard box and
some other great
LA talent chartered the super informational highway..
earliest webcast equivalent of an online concert and one of the earliest
webcasting itself was by Apple Computer's Webcasting Group in
partnership with the
entrepreneurs Michael Dorf and Andrew Rasiej.
Together with David Pakman from Apple,
launched the Macintosh New York Music Festival from
July 17-22, 1995.
audio webcast concerts from more than 15 clubs in
New York city.
From the dates above,
Benford produced the second webcast in history... we are sure needs
more research to
confirm...but we see the race is on...
1997, while living back in
Austin, Tx, Benford produced a live Internet cybercast
of Willie Nelson
Friedman and Friends, who
playing for the 100 year birthday party of Jimmie Rodgers
( Father of
Music). The cybercast was
produced in concert with Sony/Columbia Online and
he produced the
a Bob Dylan website. The
show was a
Yahoo "Pick of the Week," and a
and was so successful that the Sony
server system crashed in San
thank you very much...