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GiGn Welcomes Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Centre to its Platform

Gign is pleased to have been selected to stream Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Centre Septet for Wynton Marsalis’s latest composition, “The Democracy! Suite”. As The Financial Times recently noted, The Democracy! Suite is “one of the brightest Lincoln Center projects to be recorded for a while.” GiGn is proud to co-present this event, exclusively in Canada with the …

Generating Revenues Using Paid Streaming Services

Those willing to pay for live streamed concerts are starting to reveal patterns indicating what financial results you can expect when delivering your shows online via a paid streaming service. Patterns of data are emerging such as: How many people will purchase if they click on your show link? How much will customers donate whether …

How a Canadian Music Festival Successfully Moved to Virtual in 2020

Fort Langley British Columbia first launched its new festival in 2018 as a day-and-a-half-long event. The 2018 event was so successful they expanded their 2019 festival to three days, added more music, more venues, more headliner ticketed events, more art, and more for children to do. Then for 2020 and the Covid-19 virus disrupted their …

Who’s Using GiGn?

Wynton Marsalis Jazz at Lincoln Centre The Victoria Jazz Society Laila Biali, John Lee Trio, The Steadies, Michael Kaeshammer, Jess Moskaluke, Belle Plaine, The Saskatchewan All Star Jazz Orchestra, The Gargage Band, Kelby MacNayr Quintet, Jack Semple, Andino Suns, Megan Nash, The Coastal Jazz Society, Regina Folk Fest, Regina Jazz Socieity, Trial of Louis Riel …

The Saskatchewan Suite! (Another GiGn live streamed event featuring GiGn’s video on demand service)

In late 2019 The Regina Jazz Society and GiGn collaborated to bring jazz fans a special concert. This unique live event that attracted GiGn viewers from Vancouver to New York and from Edmonton to Phoenix was first launched as a live streamed event on GiGn. For a limited time the concert is available to view …

Live Streaming Activity Is Growing

A national study of venues, artists, festivals and event producers has found interest in live streaming is growing rapidly across Canada. The study was recently completed by Saskatchewan based live streaming company, GiGn in collaborartion with Montreal based Ticketpro and in partnership with Creative Saskatchewan. The study interviewed over 75 venues, performers, festivals and others …

High Quality Production is Key to Higher Event Pricing

People are used to watching high quality productions and increasingly expect the same from a live streaming broadcast. For the first few months of the COVID shut down many artists were streaming from their homes or home studios and people were watching. However,it hasn’t taken too long for this to get pretty old, especially given …