Five days after its beta launch, EVNTLIVE has opened its virtual concert doors to all fans and has confirmed its first major concert stream: a free webcast of Bon Jovi.

Redwood City, CA (April 25, 2013) -- Five days after its beta launch, EVNTLIVE has opened its virtual concert doors to all fans and has confirmed its first major concert stream: a free webcast of Bon Jovi LIVE from San Jose, California's HP Pavilion on April 25 (8pm PT / 11pm ET). This is the last performance of Bon Jovi's current US tour.

EVNTLIVE, which generated early buzz on TechCrunch, Mashable, and Billboard.biz, integrates elements of the live experience like no other service. Fans will be able to watch the high definition video stream via computer, mobile, and tablet devices, while simultaneously being able to share on social media (Twitter, Facebook), connect with friends via EVNTLIVE's "Buzz" feature, buy music, and check out All Access artist content. EVNTLIVE offers both live streaming and on-demand concerts.

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