twenty one pilots announce interactive virtual concert with fan-picked setlist chosen in real time

twenty one pilots are teaming up with Roblox for an innovative virtual gig ahead of their sold-out Takeøver Tour later this month.

twenty one pilots announce interactive virtual concert with fan-picked setlist chosen in real time
Emily Carter

With twenty one pilots making their long-awaited live return last weekend, the Columbus duo are wasting no time in getting even more dates booked in – only now, they've confirmed an incredibly special virtual show.

Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun have teamed up with Roblox for the twenty one pilots Concert Experience, an interactive gig in which fans will be able to pick their five-song setlist in real time, go on online quests and more.

"twenty one pilots is a band that has spent their entire career figuring out how to reach the most people possible,” explains their longtime Creative Director Mark Eshleman. "From selling out the small room and moving to the big venue next door, to now launching a virtual experience with Roblox for millions of users, the goal has always been the same.

"The Roblox team has made an effort every step of the way to honor the band’s fans, its lore, and history to make sure this experience aligns with what people can expect from a show."

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Mike Easterlin, Co-President, Elektra Music Group, continues: "Tyler and Josh are two of the most unapologetically bold, forward-thinking artists I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. Their commitment to connecting with their fans in new and creative ways is unparalleled, and I’m always amazed at how Mark continually finds ways to execute their imaginative vision. Roblox is a perfect partner in delivering another unique and exciting new way for fans to experience the world of twenty one pilots."

The performance kicks off at 12am BST on September 18, with replays available over the weekend.

See some behind-the-scenes images below:

And catch the real, non-virtual twenty one pilots live on the Takeøver Tour at the following:

September 2021

21 Denver Bluebird Theater
22 Denver Ogden Theatre
23 Denver Mission Ballroom
25 Denver Ball Arena
28 Los Angeles Troubadour
29 Los Angeles Wiltern
30 Los Angeles Greek Theatre

October 2021

2 Forum
12 Chicago Bottom Lounge
13 Chicago House Of Blues
14 Chicago Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom
16 Chicago United Centre
18 Boston Paradise Rock Club
19 Boston House Of Blues
20 Boston Agganis Arena
23 Boston TD Garden
29 Columbus Nationwide Arena
30 Columbus Nationwide Arena

November 2021

2 Atlanta Center Stage
3 Atlanta Tabernacle
4 Atlanta Coca-Cola Roxy
6 Atlanta State Fram Arena

June 2022

21 London Camden Assembly
22 London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
23 London O2 Academy Brixton
25 London SSE Arena, Wembley

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