EYELLUSION RAISES $2 MILLION TO EXPAND HOLOGRAM CONCERT BUSINESS

Investment from Thomas Dolan fuels growth of pioneering live music company with planned world tours including Frank Zappa and Ronnie James Dio.   Live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion, today announced it has raised $2 million of series seed funding from Thomas Dolan to expand its industry-leading work in the burgeoning hologram concert market. The company…

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EYELLUSION ANNOUNCES NEW ‘DIO RETURNS’ EUROPEAN HOLOGRAM TOUR DATES

Live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion, today announced new and updated dates for “DIO Returns: The World Tour.” Originally scheduled to kick off in Helsinki, Finland, the tour featuring Ronnie James Dio reuniting via hologram with his DIO bandmates will now begin in Bochum, Germany on December 6. The tour will make stops in…

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Forbes Talks With Eyellusion About The “Burgeoning Business Of Postmortem Touring”

Over the past couple months, Jeff and Ahmet had the opportunity to speak with Forbes senior editor Zack O’Malley Greenburg about Eyellusion’s vision for the future of rock tours. Zack’s article resulting from these interviews is out today! There is some great insight into Ahmet’s desires to continue what his dad started so many years…

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Eyellusion in The Wall Street Journal!

Right after we announced that Frank Zappa would be Eyellusion’s next production, we had a chance to connect with John Jurgensen over at The Wall Street Journal. He’s covering the latest developments in hologram-based touring and included Eyellusion in his piece about what comes next for this burgeoning business! Check out the full article here!…

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The Grammys Explore The Future Of Live Music

We had way too much fun talking with Chuck Crisafulli over at Grammy.com. For almost an hour, Jeff and Ahmet painted a picture of Eyellusion’s vision for the ultimate new live concert experience. And Wendy Dio dished on our soon-to-launch DIO RETURNS world tour! Check out this excerpt: Metal fans looking ahead at this winter’s…

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LA Times Talks With Eyellusion About Blazing A Trail In Holograms

We spoke with the Los Angeles Times recently about how Eyellusion has quickly emerged as a top player in hologram production and live music events. This fall Eyellusion will launch a tour featuring a digital likeness of rocker Ronnie James Dio performing alongside his living bandmates from Dio. The tour opens in Finland this November and will…

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Eyellusion Keynotes At The Digital Music Forum

We were honored to be welcomed by the Digital Music Forum to participate in a keynote fireside chat. Touring production vet Bruce Wheeler sat down with Jeff Pezzuti and Ahmet Zappa to walk the audience of music industry execs through the hologram business opportunity, what to expect from our Ronnie James Dio hologram tour that…

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CNBC Explores The Business Of Hologram Touring

We spoke with CNBC about the role Eyellusion is playing in helping iconic artists find new audiences and reconnect with old ones via hologram touring. The article has some great quotes from others in the industry about the hologram opportunity, some behind the scenes on how holograms are created and a bit about our announcement that…

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RollingStone Does A Dive Into The “DIO Returns” World Tour

RollingStone broke the news about the 80-100 date “DIO Returns” world tour, featuring the DIO Band! We are so excited to finally be able to announce what we’ve been working so hard on over the past year. More dates to come! Ronnie James Dio Hologram Plots World Tour “This gives [fans] a chance to experience…

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EYELLUSION REVEALS FIRST RONNIE JAMES DIO HOLOGRAM TOUR DATES [UPDATED]

‘DIO Returns: The World Tour’ will play more than 80 theater shows around the globe. Live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion, today revealed initial dates for “DIO Returns: The World Tour,” featuring a hologram of Ronnie James Dio reunited with the late rock star’s former bandmates from the DIO Band. The tour will make…

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