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FRONT AND CENTER AND KISWE MOBILE TO LIVE STREAM JACK JOHNSON’S PUBLIC TELEVISION SPECIAL FROM THE MCKITTRICK HOTEL IN NYC

Front and Center, along with Kiswe Mobile, deliver interactive live web and mobile digital experiences for streaming live music concerts.

NEW YORK, NY Sept 18, 2017 – Tune in Monday, Sep 18th, at 8:30pm ET for exclusive access to Jack Johnson’s Front and Center live performance, being recorded for future broadcast on public television with the support of WLIW21 and WNET and in support of his recent seventh studio album release, All The Light Above It Too. This performance, held at The McKittrick Hotel in NYC, will be publicly streamed by partner Kiswe Mobile, a market leader in interactive live digital video.
To access this live event, go to this webpage, http://www.kiswe.com/frontandcenter/jack-johnson/ , or download the Kiswe Mobile interactive app from the iOS or Android app store (direct link: https://kiswe.tv/jackjohnson). Kiswe’s mobile and web experiences offer fans the opportunity to watch Jack Johnson up close and personal from any seat in the house using Kiswe’s patented multi-camera technology.
“We are proud to bring this incredible artist, performing at a very unique venue, to fans around the world for an exclusive experience. Together with our partner, Front and Center, we are transforming the way that people consume music” says Mike Schabel, CEO of Kiswe Mobile. “Jack Johnson and Warner Brothers have been continuous adopters of new technologies and are incredible partners to help us debut this new live video music experience.”
“It’s always a privilege to provide music lovers unique programming and this broadcast is no exception,” said Don Maggi, executive producer and president of Front and Center Productions.  “We’re so excited to be able to collaborate with Kiswe Mobile and Jack, to present such an intimate and special performance for all of his fans. This is an experience not to be missed.”

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About Kiswe Mobile, Inc,: Kiswe has pioneered cloud-based interactive video solutions that transform linear TV content into personalized and interactive experiences which significantly increase audience engagement. Kiswe partners with visionaries in sports and music to lead the shift in how digital video content is consumed by creating experiences that unlock the interactive functionality of digital devices. Kiswe is headquartered in Murray Hill, NJ and has offices in New York City, Washington DC, Belgium, and Korea. To learn more about Kiswe Mobile, visit http://kiswe.com.

Front and Center Entertainment, LLC: produces the popular music performance television series Front and Center as well as the groundbreaking talk showSpeakeasy and the monthly series MTV Live: Setlist. Since 2012 Front and Center has presented an eclectic mix of Grammy, Country Music Association, American Music and Academy of Country Music Award winners, rock icons and multi-platinum sellers including Keith Urban, Steven Tyler, Cyndi Lauper, Counting Crows, Rob Thomas, and The Avett Brothers. Speakeasy, which began airing in January 2015, features an iconic talent chatting intimately with an interviewer of their choice.  Included are conversations with Roger Waters and Bill Weir, David Crosby and Wynton Marsalis, Nile Rodgers and Valerie Simpson, and Robbie Robertson with Warren Zanes. MTV Live: Setlist spotlights rising artists spanning multiple genres including St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Dua Lipa, and Muna.

About Jack Johnson:
Jack Johnson grew up surfing and playing guitar in Hawaii.  Since 2001, he has released 7 studio albums and 2 live albums that have sold over 25 million copies worldwide. His Brushfire Records label and touring crew have been leaders in the greening of the music industry and his All At Once social action network connects fans with local non-profits at each tour stop. Jack, with his wife Kim, founded the Kokua Hawaii Foundation to support environmental education in Hawaii’s schools and communities, as well as the Johnson Ohana Foundation to support environmental, art and music education worldwide. The total of these album and tour profit donations, along with Johnson’s personal charitable activities, have resulted in over $30 million donated to charity since 2001. All The Light Above It Too is Johnson’s first release since 2013’s chart topping From Here To Now To You.

For further information, please contact:
Kiswe: Wim Sweldens, 908-229-6596, wim.sweldens AT kiswe.com