Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Arizona Wallow Fire Burning Stronger, Wildfire Video Stream

The Arizona wildfire, now named the Wallow fire is now the second largest fire in the state's entire history. The fire has now consumed 311,481 acres of land across Arizona and is threatening New Mexico.

This live feed shows the scale of the fire:

The Wallow Fire is a currently ongoing wildfire located in eastern Arizona, United States, in the White Mountains near Alpine. As of June 7, 2011, it has burned about 311,481 acres (486.689 sq mi; 126,052 ha). About 2,700 to 3,000 people have been evacuated, with more expected. The communities of Alpine, Blue River, Greer, Nutrioso, Sunrise, Eagar, and Springerville in Arizona were evacuated. Furthermore, South Fork was under pre-evacuation notice in Arizona, while Luna was under a pre-evacuation notice in New Mexico. Additionally, the Apache National Forest was closed to the public.

Officials say the wildfire is about 10 miles (16 km) outside the adjacent towns of Eagar and Springerville, where residents are preparing to evacuate.

"If given the word, then I'm gonna go," Eagar resident Gerald McCardle told the Associated Press news agency. "We're already packed. We packed last night, and we're out of here."

Bonnaroo Festival 2011 Live Stream, Great Stage Park Manchester, Tennessee

The 2011 Bonnaroo Music Festival will be held June 9–12, in Manchester, Tennessee and will mark the 10th time the festival has been held since its inception in 2002. This year will also mark the first return of the superjam since 2008.

This live feed is at the Great Stage Park for the Bonnaroo festival:

Bonnaroo Festival Live

Event Information:

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four day music festival created and produced by Superfly Productions and AC Entertainment, held at Great Stage Park on a 700-acre (2.8 km²) farm in Manchester, Tennessee, and will host its tenth annual event June 9-12, 2011.

The main attractions of the festival are the multiple stages of live music, featuring a diverse array of musical styles including indie rock, world music, hip hop, jazz, americana, bluegrass, country music, folk, gospel, reggae, electronica, and other alternative music. The festival began with a primary focus on jam bands, but has diversified greatly in recent years. Past notable acts include Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Phish, Tool, Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, Dave Matthews Band, The Dead, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kanye West, The Flaming Lips, Widespread Panic, Nine Inch Nails, The White Stripes, and My Morning Jacket. The festival features craftsmen and artisans selling unique products, food and drink vendors, a comedy tent, silent disco, cinema tent, and ferris wheel. The festival was named one of the 50 moments that changed the history of rock and roll. Sponsors of the festival are required to provide free activities for attendees.

Black Eyed Peas Live Free Concert Central Park, BEP in NYC

Thursday 9 June 2011 sees the Black Eyed Peas performing live on the Great Lawn in Central Park New York City, a charity concert in aid of the Robin Hood Foundation Benefit.

This live feed is at Central Park for the concert:

Band Information:

The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip hop group, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1995. The group is composed of rapper and multi-instrumentalist, rappers and Taboo, and singer-rapper Fergie. Since the release of their third album, Elephunk, in 2003, the group has sold an estimated 56 million records worldwide .

The group scored their first worldwide hit with "Where Is the Love?" in 2003, which topped over ten charts worldwide. Another single was the European hit "Shut Up". Their next album, Monkey Business was also a worldwide hit, certified 4× Platinum in the U.S., and spawning two hit singles, "My Humps" and "Don't Phunk with My Heart".

In 2009, the group became one of only 11 artists to have ever simultaneously held the #1 and #2 spots on the Billboard Hot 100, with their singles "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling", with the next single "Meet Me Halfway" achieving similar success, from the album The E.N.D. Combined, these three singles also topped the chart for an unprecedented 30 consecutive weeks in 2009. The album later produced a third Hot 100 number-one placement with "Imma Be", making the group one of few to ever place three number one singles on the chart from the same album before being followed with "Rock That Body" which managed to peak in the Top 10 of Hot 100. "I Gotta Feeling" has become the first single to sell more than 1 million downloads in the United Kingdom