Beginning on July 20th at 6pm PST the Smashing Pumpkins will be sharing the “never-before-released” July 4th 1997 concert footage on Facebook. This of course is the footage from the upcoming, expanded and remastered release of The Aeroplane Flies High.
We have heard the viewing is currently limited to viewers in the USA and Canada, but they are looking to expand to the rest of the world.
If you’d like to RSVP for this event you can do so now, here.
Per a UME press Release, the FREE interactive viewing party of the fully re-mastered July 4, 1997 iconic concert will be “Powered by Milyoni’s SocialVideo Platform” and “fans will [be able to] connect with other viewers and enjoy a unique and socially interactive experience featuring live chat and time-released Social Widgets, delivering exclusive images, trivia, polls and video clips that can be shared via social networks.
UPDATE 3: While it appears folks who were outside of the US/CND and tried to connect to the video were able to watch the video. It has since been region locked. So if you want to watch it, you’ll need a proxy or the equivalent of.