Internet Stars to Perform at YouFest

Posted: Oct. 2nd, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse
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In a world where people are getting an ever increasing portion of their entertainment from the Internet, YouFest in Madrid was the natural evolution of live performances where those Internet-born stars were given the opportunity to actually play in front of a crowd. Expect more festivals along these lines in the future, as your favorite internet celebrity just might make the bill.

The world’s first music festival dedicated to the stars of YouTube kicked off in Madrid this weekend, as YouFest pooled the most successful artists launched by the online video site in a highly professional, first-rate music extravaganza.

More than 200 artists—musicians, singers, dancers and djs-- from around the world, boasting a collective 2 billion clicks on their YouTube videos are on the program.

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