Got Drones? How Drake And Other Artists Are Amping Up Their Live Shows With Tech.

Augmented reality and massive video effects are among the tech tools artists are using to give concertgoers more for their money.

By Shelly BrisbinSeptember 6, 2018 12:56 pm| ,

Canadian rapper Drake’s upcoming shows, including five in Texas, will include all kinds of non-traditional technology. At various points during the show, 88 miniature drones will hover above the audience, a car will levitate and the stage will turn into an iPhone screen.

Omar Gallaga, of the Austin-American Statesman’s 512 Tech says Drake’s upcoming performances in Dallas and Houston reflect larger trends in live performance, as acts incorporate more high tech.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– How artists are incorporating tech In live shows

– Where Drake’s drones come from

– What other performers are using more tech onstage